Re: figuring out who sent email by squirrelmail

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Paul Raines wrote:
> In trying to track down what account was being used to send spam
> via squirrelmail all I had was lines like this from /var/log/maillog
> Feb 27 18:12:15 mail sendmail[9844]: p1RNC9TS009844: 
> from=<johngalvan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, size=1087, class=0, nrcpts=1, 
> msgid=<4469.>, 
> proto=ESMTP, daemon=MTA, relay=localhost.localdomain []
> Feb 27 18:12:15 mail sendmail[9844]: p1RNC9TS009844: 
> to=<xxxxxx@xxxxxxxxxx>, delay=00:00:06, mailer=relay, pri=31087, 
> stat=queued
> johngalvan is not a user on our system.  SO it was faked.  Is there now
> way 
> from the msgid to figure out what logged in squirrelmail user sent this?
> Eventually I was able to get an example of an actual spam message so I
> could 
> see the full headers which shows the authorized squirrelmail user, but
> that 
> took a long time to track down and meanwhile spam was still going out.
> Is there some plugin that would log information for auditing this kind
> of thing better?  I was supprised to find there is no log at all for
> squirrelmail by default that tracks logins or mail sent.  Can anyone
> recommend one?
Stop queue processing and check data in mail queue. SquirrelMail stores user
information in email headers.

Check user preferences. Maybe spammer forgot to reset signature and email
address in .pref files.
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