My last reply was garbled.
Yes. I think a non-member may have sent a single message onto my CLOSED,
PRIVATE list yesterday. The message didn't appear to be disruptive, but
the fact that it seems to have been done is disturbing.
Here is the full header of the incoming, nonmember message.
Return-Path: <owner-infopro-list> Received: from localhost by
id RAA06694; Tue, 19 Apr 1994 17:15:08 -0700 Received: from
eros.britain.eu.net by mail2.netcom.com (8.6.4/SMI-4.1/Netcom)
id RAA06605; Tue, 19 Apr 1994 17:14:36 -0700 Received: from
compulink.co.uk by eros.britain.eu.net with UUCP
id <firstname.lastname@example.org>; Wed, 20 Apr 1994 00:57:53
+0100 Received: from smtpsrvr by cix.compulink.co.uk id aa11700; 19 Apr 94
23:34 GMT Received: by gonzales.compulink.co.uk. (5.65/25-eef) id AA05721;
Wed, 20 Apr 94 00:31:48 +0100 Date: Wed, 20 Apr 94 00:31 BST-1
From: Gordon Wilson <email@example.com> Subject: == No Subject ==
To: firstname.lastname@example.org Reply-To: email@example.com
Message-Id: <firstname.lastname@example.org> Sender:
On Wed, 20 Apr 1994, Aaron Barnhart wrote:
> My sysadmin has just got Majordomo going here for my mailing list,
> Now something weird is happening. Someone outside of our system
> has created a mail alias, email@example.com, and I am starting to hear
> from other late-show-new subscribers elsewhere on the net who
> are receiving this guy's messages. If you want to see for yourself
> send subscribe late-show-news to firstname.lastname@example.org and see if you
> don't start getting on the shit list too.
> Does anyone have any idea what is going on? I have just paged my
> sysadmin but thought I should put out a quick word to the users
> list to see if anyone has encountered security holes with Majordomo