Re: [exim] Exim is listening on port 80

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Author: Tony Finch
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To: Marc Haber
CC: exim-users
Subject: Re: [exim] Exim is listening on port 80
On Sat, 15 Apr 2006, Marc Haber wrote:
>
> Known issue. Apache with mod_php sends e-mail, forks and execs an
> exim. The exim process inherits all open file descriptors including
> the listening socket on port 80.
>
> Frankly, I don't see what the Debian exim4 packages could do to remedy
> this.


It's a bug in Apache: it should mark its listening socket close-on-exec.

Tony.
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