25,000 ton amphibious spam relay
suresh at outblaze.com
Tue Dec 16 22:36:01 UTC 2003
Swaar, Matthew L. writes on 12/16/2003 3:52 PM:
> E-mailing the DOD-CERT is also another way to try to get these things fixed.
> (...I'm not 100% certain that getting this fixed was the point of this, but
> figured I'd point that out on the off chance.)
> I'm forwarding the header information of this spam to the appropriate folks.
Yup - and this was behind a Raptor firewall, which seems to have added
to rather than subtracted from the general insecurity of an old exchange
server, in this case.
>> > H: Received: from no.name.available by avnavfw.lpd17.navsea.navy.mil
>> > H: via smtpd (for [18.104.22.168]) with SMTP; 16 Dec 2003
>> 05:53:08 UT
The no.name.available and via smtpd in the top header say it all - and
so much for smtp proxies trying to munge every single piece of version
information in sight including the smtp banner, to ensure "security by
> > H: Received: from avnavfw.AVONDALE (22.214.171.124 [126.96.36.199]) by
> > H: swn-email.lpd17.navy.mil with SMTP (Microsoft Exchange
> Internet Mail
> > H: Service Version 5.5.2653.13)
Not that just plain old exchange of such an antique vintage would have
been anything but secure, nosirree ...
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