Relnotes content feed spam

Mike McGrath mmcgrath at
Fri Dec 14 20:09:00 UTC 2007

Paul W. Frields wrote:
> On Fri, 2007-12-14 at 11:08 -0600, Mike McGrath wrote:
>> Paul W. Frields wrote:
>>> Is there any way to cut down or stop spam to our relnotes content list
>>> feed?  Is it because we don't require membership so that we can feed
>>> content from non-human sources?
>> Aside from requiring membership there might be some spam headers built 
>> in from Red Hat's scanner to deny some mail if it goes through the 
>> normal list.  Is it going to an or an 
>> address?
>> Example headers:
>> X-RedHat-NoId: sent message with No ID
>> X-RedHat-Spam-Score: 9.7 *********
> The address for the content is fedora-relnotes-content (at) rh d0t com.
> The mail we're getting in is being stripped of its HTML attachments, so
> whatever AV solution is there, seems to be working fine.  It would be
> nice to simply have these vanish before they get passed to the list, but
> honestly I'm not much of a mail mechanic.  If this is worth a ticket for
> someone to investigate, I'll be happy to fill one out, but I don't want
> to create a difficult job for someone when my Del key suffices.

My mailman foo is a little weak but I think the admin of that list can 
make rules to reject mail with the above headers listed in the message.  
I can assist with this if you guys are interested, I'll just need the 
list password.


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