[Mailman-Users] how to prevent postings with faked moderator emailadress
jdell at unr.edu
Fri Feb 27 19:02:59 CET 2004
Brad Knowles wrote:
> At 2:36 PM +0100 2004/02/27, Tobias Bielohlawek wrote:
>> But as you know, emailadresses can be faked and so it is possible that
>> somebody else can post to the list.
>> Is there any way to make the list more secure?
> I think there were some PGP signing hacks made a long time ago, but
> I don't think they've been updated in years. You'd probably have to
> either bring them up-to-date, or downgrade your mailman installation
>> e.g. the moderator has to put a password into his posting or subject!?
> Other than the PGP handling, I'm not aware of anything.
we had that problem, so I made it so every posting has to be manually
approved by the moderator (including postings from the moderator!).
IOW, everybody gets the moderator bit set. Fortunately, this only
happened on a low-volume announce only list.
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