[Mailman-Users] how to prevent postings with faked moderator emailadress
ted42 at web.de
Fri Feb 27 21:31:27 CET 2004
thanks for you suggestion, but for me this is not very satisfying.
there must be an easier way without manually approving the posting!
George Theall solution to put a password to the header oder body
sounds very nice, but I don't get it work!
Any Docs or FAQ on this topic out there?
I mean nearly every moderated list has this problem!!
On Feb 27, 2004, at 19:02 Uhr, John Dell wrote:
> 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
>>> 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 severely.
>>> e.g. the moderator has to put a password into his posting or
>> 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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