[JDEV] Proposal for filters on incomming messages

Thomas D. Charron tcharron at my-deja.com
Wed Aug 11 10:08:06 CDT 1999

On Wed, 11 Aug 1999 11:59:20   Anders Qvist wrote:
>The problem is, we don't want people to be able to send messages that
>trick their way past filters by saying: 'I'm a rejection reply' or 'I'm an
>error message.' Thus, we need Jabbertransport to protect us from this
>somehow. Any thoughts? (I feel I will be writing a new mail on the subject
>of verification and auditability shortly so you may want to save your
>replies for that ;)

  Hrm..  A rejection reply would need to be an error message, that's a gimme.  But the from would be from a system.  The ONLY way one could hack this is to hack a transport, as the transport that accepts messages from a client would reject messages from a client not 'from' that connection..
Thomas Charron

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