[issue662] Your Amb1en 0rder #63198

Matthew Dillon dillon at apollo.backplane.com
Tue May 29 09:45:40 PDT 2007

    Ok, here is what we are going to have to do to fix the spamming
    issue on the bugs@ mailing list.

    The basic problem is that the bug tracker is sending email to the
    bugs mailing list using a From: line of bugs at crater.dragonflybsd.org.
    Because of this, the bugs@ mailing list allows this address through.

    Spammers often send spam To: an address and using a From: address
    that is set to be the same as the To address.  So... spammers using
    this technique are able to post to the bugs@ list because we allow
    its own address to post.

    Simon needs to change the From: address that the bug tracker uses to
    something other then bugs at crater.dragonflybsd.org.  We can then add
    that address to the allow list for the bugs@ mailing list, and remove
    bugs at crater.dragonflybsd.org from the allow list.

    I don't think the address has to do anything... it can just be a
    sink-null.  Anyone replying to a posting on the bugs@ list will reply
    to the list anyhow.


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