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Re: Possible denial of service exploit
Once Tai Samuel S PRC 61CS/SCBN 833-1648 wrote:
>smtpserver receives mail from a non-RFC822-compliant SMTP gateway that
>rewrites addresses as follows:
>To: <user@mydomain> becomes
>When the router tries to process this message, it consumes all swap
>space and pegs the uptime at 10; the hardware hangs afterwards.
>Needless to say, the only work-around I've found is to create a policy
>that states "rejectsource +" or "freezesource +" to the offending
Newer zmailer has different canonicalize that does not
cause memory growth.
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