[Mailman-Users] weird messages..

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Tue Sep 21 02:16:38 CEST 2010

Khalil Abbas wrote:
>Hi, I recently started to recieve messages from listname-bounces at mydomain like this:
>The results of your email command are provided below. Attached is your original message.
>- Results:
>Ignoring non-text/plain MIME parts
>- Unprocessed:
>This is an automatically generated Delivery Status Notification
>Delivery to the following recipient has been delayed:
>Message will be retried for 2 more day(s)
>- Done.
>I haven't changed ny settings in my list and never recieved such messages as above for years! is there something I should worry about like someone trying to mess around with my lists or something ?

These are probably the result of Spam, but it is difficult to see
exactly what would produce that exact message to you.

The above message is a reply to a DSN sent From: you to
listname-request at mydomain, however the DSN itself should not be From:
you, it should be From: something like mailer-daemon at somedomain.

If you want to track this down, you need to look at your MTA logs to
see where the message to listname-request came from.

It could be the result of Spam sent to some undeliverable address with
a forged From: listname-request at mydomain, but that doesn't explain why
the "results of your email commands" response was sent to you.

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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