[Mailman-Users] non-subscriber managed to post to a subscriberonly list

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Mon Jan 26 22:43:51 CET 2009

Steve Lindemann wrote:

>Lindsay Haisley wrote:
>> Is it possible that the list mod or admin password got out?  I believe
>> than anyone can post to a moderated list by putting an "Approved:
>> <password>" header or pseudo-header in a post.
>I'm on one of the lists that accepted the message (which is how it came 
>to my attention) and I just rechecked the message header and didn't see 
>anything resembling that...  would mailman remove it from the header for 
>final delivery to the list members?  Regardless, I'll see to getting 
>passwords changed, thanks.

Yes, any Approve: or Approved: header will be removed from the post
whether or not the password is valid.

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

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