blackholed on SMTP servers (fwd)

Bill Murray bmurray at
Sun Nov 3 17:56:47 PST 2002

Mr. computer at snf,

Unfortunately, I don't have time to deal with this at the moment.  Maybe
being "blackholed" at Stanford is a good thing.


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Date: Sun, 3 Nov 2002 14:20:55 -0800 (PST)
From: Jason Conroy <jconroy at>
To: John Shott <shott at>, Bill Murray <bmurray at>,
     Mike Bell <mbell at>
Subject: blackholed on SMTP servers (fwd)

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Date: Sun, 03 Nov 2002 10:22:04 -0800
From: Russ Allbery <eagle at>
To: "jconroy at teargarden.Stanford.EDU" <jconroy at teargarden.Stanford.EDU>,
     "security-nr at" <security-nr at>
Cc: "action-mail at" <action-mail at>
Subject: blackholed on SMTP servers

I've blackholed on the SMTP servers because it appears
to be an open relay.  Example double-bounce message attached.

         name: rosen
            alias: labadmin, rosencrantz
         type: Node (Host)
          cpu: Sun Ultra 2                                                     
       op-sys: Solaris (1)
   department: Electrical Engineering                                          
     location: Ctr for Integrated Systems (CIS) (04-050)                       
     1) ip-addr:      
         user: William McGaffee Murray (ds493h284)
administrator: Jason F Conroy (ds569b046)
        group: Electrical Engr
   updated-by: Jason F Conroy (ds569b046)
 date-updated: Nov 08 13:40 PST 2000

Russ Allbery <eagle at>
Technical Lead, ITSS Infrastructure Services, Stanford University

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