[Mimedefang] helo callback

David F. Skoll dfs at roaringpenguin.com
Fri Nov 7 14:00:40 EST 2014

On Fri, 7 Nov 2014 13:06:29 -0500
"Dale Moore" <Dale.Moore at cs.cmu.edu> wrote:

> Client: Helo naughtywords
> Mimedefang filter_helo: return('REJECT', 'I do not like
> naughtywords'); Server: 220 somehost.cs.cmu.edu Hello
> someclient.cs.cmu.edu [128.2.x.x], pleased to meet you

> Client: Mail From:<SomeValidAddress at cs.cmu.edu>
> Mimedefang filter_sender: return('CONTINUE');
> Server: 554 5.7.1 I do not like naughtywords


> Explanations appreciated.

Check the Sendmail source.  It seems to me that the version I checked
(8.14.5) lets the HELO go by successfully even if the milter says not to.



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