[Dshield] Any legitimate reaason to strip SMTP X- headers?

Brenden Walker BKWalker at drbsystems.com
Tue May 24 15:20:02 GMT 2005


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> [mailto:list-bounces at lists.dshield.org] On Behalf Of Harry Hoffman
> 
> feeble attempt to hide client software types/versions?

Perhaps.  I got an off list that perhaps suggested it's to stop possible
'information leakage'.  You never know what a SMTP client application
might put in x-headers (registered to, license info..etc).


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