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Subject: Re: Security Problems
From: Dave Barr <barr @ math . psu . edu>
Date: Tue, 14 Mar 1995 13:42:13 -0500
To: Eric Klien <oceania @ enet . net>
Cc: list-managers @ GreatCircle . COM
In-reply-to: Your message of "Tue, 14 Mar 1995 11:02:14 MST." <199503141802 . LAA05738 @ pinyon . enet . net>

In message <199503141802 .
 LAA05738 @
 pinyon .
 enet .
 net>, Eric Klien writes:
>I am working on changing the code of majordomo by hand to solve some 
>major security problems with it.  The problems that I have are that 
>1) anyone can post to the list by sending e-mail to list-l-outgoing 
>and 2) anyone can get a copy of the list by sending majordomo telnet 
>client 25, expn listname-outgoing even if I disable the who command 
>in majordomo.  

The Majordomo FAQ goes into great length to tell you how to solve
this problem without any code changes.

http://www.math.psu.edu/barr/majordomo-faq.html

--Dave



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