[Dshield] Can an SMTP Client be Spoofed?

Alonso Caballero Quezada / ReYDeS reydes at gmail.com
Mon Apr 24 17:10:48 GMT 2006


> At 11:29 AM -0400 4/24/06, David Cary Hart wrote:
> >While I realize that headers are subject to manipulation, I have
> >always assumed that the IP address of the connecting machine (as
> >represented in the mail log) has an extraordinary probability of
> >being correct. Is my assumption valid?

  You can manipulate the headers of e-mail, and too add headers to a
e-mail. Spoof IP address? well, in my country, only connect mean a
public computer with internet access, or open relay mail.


Alonso Caballero Quezada aka ReYDeS - ReYDeS at gmail.com
http://alonsocaballero.informatizate.net - LRU # 307242

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