Please don't post Microsoft Windows Viruses or Worms to the mailing list (Was: Re: [kaffe] Your details)
jim at kaffe.org
Wed Aug 20 13:11:01 PDT 2003
On Wed, 20 Aug 2003 17:47:49 +0200
"Dalibor Topic" <robilad at kaffe.org> wrote:
> Hi Jim,
> Jim Pick wrote:
> > On Tue, 19 Aug 2003 17:03:12 -0700
> > Jim White <jim at pagesmiths.com> wrote:
> >>I'm getting a slew of those bogus emails, but at least my system won't
> >>be sending any.
> > Yeah, there's 147 messages in the moderation queue right now. :-(
> > We're just moderating posts that appear to come from people not on the
> > list. If a worm is going to be smart enough to harvest emails from the
> > mailing list archives, and use those to fake posts to the list, mailman
> > is going to let those through. I might have to add some additional
> > layers of defenses...
> would it be possible to automatically block & bounce e-mails with
> attachments that are windows executables (PIF, EXE, VBS, whetever they
> have on that weird platform)?
I enabled the system_filter.exim filter in my Exim config, which should
get rid of most of the nasty attachments. Hopefully it works - tell me
if you see legitimate email getting bounced.
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