[Mailman-Users] How hard is it to spoof an email?

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Sun Jan 29 20:17:43 CET 2006

Jp Possenti wrote:

>How hard would it be for someone to maliciously start sending all the users
>in my list emails or start deleting people from it by sending bounce errors
>or by spoofing the admin email and start emailing everyone on the list?

It all depends on how your list is set up.

>Is this a common problem, or is mailman secure about it? What are some ways
>to help avoid any problems?

Go to the FAQ wizard
>Mailman FAQ: http://www.python.org/cgi-bin/faqw-mm.py
and search for spoof.

Mark Sapiro <msapiro at value.net>       The highway is for gamblers,
San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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