[Mailman-Users] Help stopping Virus sent to lists "from" my domain

ted ted at ire.org
Thu Mar 11 18:50:25 CET 2004


I just posted a bug ticket for this problem.  You are the 3rd or 4th
person, including me, to have reported this to mailman-users
recently.  The bug ticket is here:

Please add your comments to the item so the developers take this
seriously.  If you don't have a SourceForge account, you can create one
here:  http://sourceforge.net/account/register.php


On Thu, 11 Mar 2004, Caleb Epstein wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 11, 2004 at 11:59:50AM -0500, Caleb Epstein wrote:
> > Here is a sample message:
> > http://bklyn.org/~cae/mailman-stumper.txt
> 	OK, I've found out a little bit more about the exploit.  The
> 	message is sent with an envelope-from (I think thats the right
> 	term) of an actual list subscriber, one who has permission to
> 	post to the list, but the From: header is one of these made-up
> 	official addresss:
> 	From my mail server's logs (subscriber's address mangled):
> 2004-03-11 16:31:44 1B1T5z-0009zY-00 <= SUBSCRIBER at DOMAIN.COM H=(srr2) [] P=smtp S=17730 id=pbecvykwgcgqjemyxjx at Etree.org from <SUBSCRIBER at DOMAIN.COM> for Announce at etree.org
> 	From mailman's "post" log:
> Mar 11 16:32:20 2004 (98296) post to announce from management at etree.org, size=2189, message-id=<pbecvykwgcgqjemyxjx at Etree.org>, success
> 	Any suggestions on how to catch this forgery?

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