[macports-ports] branch master updated: nrpe, nsca: remove outdated ports
dave at horsfall.org
Sun Feb 3 01:59:28 UTC 2019
On Sun, 3 Feb 2019, Joshua Root wrote:
> No official policy. My view is that the only clear-cut case is when a
> port doesn't build or work at all, anywhere, and there's no real chance
> of that ever changing.
How about insecure ports such as Procmail? It's a scripting language,
with Shell access, that believes user data; I believe it's no longer
maintained by the author, and the coding style is unreadable, making it
difficult to spot vulnerabilities.
http://www.cvedetails.com/vendor/225/Procmail.html makes interesting
reading, as does any search for "procmail CVE". Perhaps it's just me, but
I don't think insecure software belongs in MacPorts unless someone is
willing to fix it (and good luck with Procmail).
There are alternatives; I cannot remember their names. but "sieve" (or
similar) springs to mind.
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