[Mailman-Users] Emergency mail to everyone?

Paul Tomblin ptomblin at xcski.com
Wed Jan 17 17:33:22 CET 2007

Quoting Mark Sapiro (msapiro at value.net):
> Paul Tomblin wrote:
> >
> >You mean that if people used the Approve: header that Mailman doesn't
> >strip it out before it sends it?  That seems like a huge security hole.
> No I don't mean that. It is removed whether or not the password is
> valid. When I said "This is intentional to discourage sending the site
> password in the clear in email." I meant in the email TO the list. The
> header won't be in the mail FROM the list.

Well, that wouldn't be a problem in this case because it would be a user
or script running on the same box as mailman.

> >Is there a command line tool to approve messages?
> No, but it would be pretty simple to modify bin/discard to make one.

I'll look into that, thanks.

Paul Tomblin <ptomblin at xcski.com> http://blog.xcski.com/
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