[SURBL-Discuss] blocked, but still getting through?

Jeff Chan jeffc at surbl.org
Thu Jan 20 11:55:09 CET 2005


On Thursday, January 20, 2005, 1:46:45 AM, Martin Martin wrote:
> Hi,

> The following mail got through even though it's listed in SURBL (check 
> the link in the middle of the message):
[...]

> yahoo.durkee.knfhbfndkeMUNGED.info/?TRACKING-ID_CHANGED<br><br>
[...]

> Are they fooling SURBL by not include www or http? I've got several of 
> these and wonder if i can do anything about this?

I don't think this can be considered a failing of SURBLs
since they contain the right data to catch this.  The issue
is more of applications using SURBL data and what they decide
to parse as URIs.

You're probably right that SpamAssassin (perhaps the application
you're using?) may not treat as URIs something that does not
begin with www or a URI scheme like http.  But that's more
of a question for applications than data.  See:

  http://bugzilla.spamassassin.org/show_bug.cgi?id=4087

Jeff C.
--
"If it appears in hams, then don't list it."



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