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Re: mailman email harvester
From: Bernhard Kuemel <bernhard () bksys at>
Date: Wed, 09 Feb 2005 15:18:14 +0100

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Dana Hudes wrote:
| The report is good. Attaching the results in their entirety gives
| spammers who don't have your technical capability, not to mention
|  script kiddies looking for victims for their viruses, a huge leg
| up. Irresponsible doesn't begin to describe it.

So let's shut down full-disclosure.

| More appropriate would be specimens and a description of
| methodology.

I informed the mailman developers about the problem more than a year
ago and the number of vulnerable lists only increased:

http://www.mail-archive.com/mailman-developers () python org/msg06853.html

If they don't spread the word someone else has to do it. I'm not
worried about the 60,000 email addresses. They asked for being this
example by being public. Let's hope this will make list admins
secure the addresses which are only available to subscribers (which
are a lot more).

Bye, Bernhard
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