Re: Sendmail security holes..
Article: 7483 of alt.hackers From: firstname.lastname@example.org (ImAMoron) Newsgroups: alt.hackers Subject: Re: Sendmail security holes.. Date: Sat, 04 Mar 95 23:39:03 GMT Organization: What' that? Lines: 24 Approved: No. What you gonna do about it? Message-ID: email@example.com NNTP-Posting-Host: slc10.xmission.com X-Newsreader: News Xpress Version 1.0 Beta #3 Status: RO
In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, email@example.com (Stuart Yeates) wrote: }ImAMoron (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote: } } Have you figured out how to make it cancel a post when the originator used an } invalid address? } }For the originator to have used an invalid address, (s)he must have been }connected to a brain-dead (or at least old) site. Simply crank up your }favourite news software pointing to this site and it should (in theory) }work ok. Some software is more selective about addresses for cancel }postings, in which case you may have to use ihave. } }ObHack: }Do both of the above. } ObShowUNIXerNewHack Yes, but I was talking about doing it with this software, News Express B3. Go into Config Setup. Change your EMail address to be the same as the sender and select OK. Normally, that would be enough, but with an invalid address, it kicks back on you. Ignore it, close the window by double-clicking the corner, and cancel the post. Worked on a spam a few days ago.