[Mailman-Users] Is there a security hole in Mailman?

Jeff Donsbach jeff.donsbach at gmail.com
Sun Feb 12 18:10:04 CET 2006

On 2/12/06, Jon D. Slater <Jon.Slater at lpbroadband.net> wrote:
> Hi All,
> Is there a security hole in Mailman?
> How are the evil spammers harvesting my list names when they aren't on the
> 'listinfo' page?

>From the address book(s) of one or some of you subscribers infected
with a virus/worm?

> And, more importantly, is there a way to prevent it?  (BTW, I'm also using
> SPAM ASSASSIN and a lot of these SPAM messages still get through.)

Is your list set for "subscribers only" posting? Set your list to hold
posts from non-members for moderation.

Keep feeding the spam messages to "sa-learn".

Jeff D

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