[Mailman-Users] Determine listserv that a member belongs to

Lindsay Haisley fmouse at fmp.com
Mon Jun 16 23:05:31 CEST 2014

On Mon, 2014-06-16 at 14:00 -0700, Mark Sapiro wrote:
> On 06/16/2014 01:45 PM, Lindsay Haisley wrote:
> > 
> > If you have shell access on a Mailman host you can pretty much do as you
> > wish, including circumventing a lot of Mailman's privacy walls, all
> > without having system root access.  This is both good and bad,
> > obviously, and is mostly an argument for being cautious about who has
> > terminal access on a server running Mailman.

> You still need sufficient access. E.g., config.pck files are not world
> readable, at least in a normal install, so you need to be root or in
> Mailman's group to access list information. Also, we tell you how to
> protect archives/private/ from non-root/mailman access by local users.
You're doubtless right, Mark.  I did a cursory test here and could see
whatever I wanted to see, but I do note that my shell user is in the
mailman group, which probably explains why I could access the

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