[Mailman-Users] Spoofing Issue

Thomas Hochstein ml at ancalagon.inka.de
Tue Apr 6 16:47:33 CEST 2004

"Doug Straight" schrieb:

> My web hosting contact tells me that this is a case of someone "spoofing" as
> our administrator and using our email (only the mailing list was effected)
> and sending out a message to the whole list.  I was wondering if you thought
> that was possible.

Of course. Mailman - as most or all other MLAs - only checks the
From:-Header; that means, "spoofing" is as easy as entering your mail
address (or the mail address of someone who is allowed to send mail to
the list) as the sender.


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