[Mailman-Users] Approved header
esper at sherohman.org
Fri Feb 2 21:24:07 CET 2001
On Fri, Feb 02, 2001 at 04:01:25PM +0000, Dominic Hargreaves wrote:
> No, this is not the case. Approved headers, while perhaps slightly
> inelegant, are more secure (FSVO "secure") than simply allowing a set of
> posters to post. Anyone can trivially fake a "From" header in an email
> address, whereas with an approved header you need to know the password.
Does majordomo remove the Approved header while forwarding messages? If not,
finding out the password is even more trivial than forging From:.
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