[linux-elitists] "fundamental universal condition" ?

Ruben Safir ruben@mrbrklyn.com
Fri Dec 7 11:54:13 PST 2001


That's bnot a virus, but it can be made more durable.



>> It looks like you would be able to mess up a Mailman list pretty
>> easily by just sending a bunch of mail from unsubscribed addresses
>> if the list is configured to defer such mail for admin approval.
>> AFAIK the admin interface puts all non-subscriber mail on one web
>> form for approval, and when it gets too big you get an enormous
>> Python process and a dead browser or timed-out connection.
>> 


Ruben
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