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[suse-security] Re: IMAP and 8.2
> stunnel does not work with the imap-2000 package supplied by SuSE 8.2.
> You have to find an imapd implentation that supports plain text logins.
> The point of stunnel is to convert an insecure imap server into a secure
> one. SuSE blew this apart by building imapd in such a way that it would
> not support this.
This is not entirely true. SuSE's imap-2002 package released with 8.2 has to
be enabled to accept plaintext passwords. This is easily done by creating a
file '/etc/c-client.cf' with the following content:
I accept the risk
set disable-plaintext 0
WIthout the '--' of course... ;-)
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