[Mailman-Users] Blocking messages from kijiji
fpicabia at gmail.com
Thu Oct 27 15:07:04 CEST 2011
On Thu, Oct 27, 2011 at 9:54 AM, francis picabia <fpicabia at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 27, 2011 at 9:37 AM, francis picabia <fpicabia at gmail.com> wrote:
>> We run a mailing list for staff which should not
>> receive email from outside of the list membership.
>> The only non-member address allowed to post is
>> another mailing list.
>> Today we received a post from post at kijiji.ca
>> and it made it through to the list.
>> I see this in the post log file:
>> Oct 26 18:21:41 2011 (2999) post to fyi from post at kijiji.ca,
>> size=5293, message-id=<1190302152.2079281319664066415.JavaMail.root at kj-classy012>,
>> We've tested this with a second small membership and restricted
>> mailing list for our IT staff, and again a post from kijiji gets through.
>> If we email from a gmail account or something, it is blocked as expected.
>> In kijiji interface, they allow you to set up the sender, and this is
>> likely passing the test for the sender, but it is only
>> the sender in the envelope, which isn't reported in mailman
>> (nor Postfix in what I saw).
>> We've been running the same mailman 2.1.9 from Redhat for
>> a few years and there has never been a problem like this before.
>> I think we would prefer if both the sender From: and the envelope
>> sender had to match, or had to both be allowed to post.
>> Adding the post at kijiji.ca address to the rejected senders did not block them,
>> which isn't surprising as it is looking at the other subscribed sender.
>> Anyone else have experiences with that or suggested approaches?
> I looked at older postings in this mailing list and it appears this is
> a solution:
> Quoting Mark Sapiro:
>> If this is your Mailman installation, you could try putting
>> SENDER_HEADERS = (None,)
>> in mm_cfg.py. This would say that the post is considered to be from a
>> member only if the envelope sender is a member."
> I'll try this.
On second thought what we needed is similar, but probably:
SENDER_HEADERS = ('from')
Would there be problems "from" this?
For internal emails we already use canonical_maps in
postfix to standardize the from address into something
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