[Mailman-Users] How to stop mail-bombers from abusing web subscribe page
dmiller at nmap.com
Thu Jul 16 23:05:58 CEST 2015
On Thu, Jul 16, 2015 at 2:19 PM, Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net> wrote:
> On 7/16/15 11:42 AM, Daniel Miller wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > We have discovered "mail bomber" programs like "boom mail" abusing the
> > "subscribe" feature of Mailman 2.1.15 to send hundreds of subscription
> > confirmation messages to addresses that then complain to us and report us
> > as spammers.
> > We'd love to hear if there's a better way to do this.
> Upgrade to Mailman 2.1.16 or later and enable the SUBSCRIBE_FORM_SECRET
Thanks, Mark! We'll look into this option.
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