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Old 10-22-2010, 03:43 AM   #1
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Mail server problem


Hi

In My sendmail server when i check mailq i got like this mails.


o9M8bIOK024161 1742 Fri Oct 22 01:37 <Survey@westernunion.com>
8BITMIME (Deferred: 421 RP-001 Unfortunately, some messages from 70.32)
<d_ransom1@hotmail.com>
<d_r_plummer@hotmail.com>
<d_r_mccleod@msn.com>
<d_pichette@hotmail.com>
<d_penrod@hotmail.com>
<d_peg@hotmail.com>
<d_pecotte@hotmail.com>
<d_pacheco89@hotmail.com>
<d_onealtrucking@hotmail.com>
<d_oleo0000@hotmail.com>
<d_o_harley@hotmail.com>
<d_niece@msn.com>
<d_ngandy@msn.com>
<d_newby@hotmail.com>
<d_neuman87@hotmail.com>
<d_napier_09@hotmail.com>
<d_murie@hotmail.com>
<d_moprem22@hotmail.com>
<d_moody_15@hotmail.com>

please can any one tel me why its happen and how to solve this issue.

thanks
 
Old 10-22-2010, 03:47 AM   #2
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Do you have proper DNS configuration and registered domain name?
what you maillog says?
post last some lines of maillog here.

Regards,
 
Old 10-22-2010, 05:43 AM   #3
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Do you have proper DNS configuration and registered domain name?
what you maillog says?
post last some lines of maillog here.

Regards,

Hi thanks for the reply

log say like this

relay=s2smtpout.secureserver.net [208.109.80.210], dsn=4.0.0, stat=Deferred: Connection timed out with s2smtpout.secureserver.net
Oct 17 04:50:25 ip-72-167-245-80 sendmail[24580]: o9GClPVv003757: to=<fernandianel@hotmail.com>,<fernandiittha_@hotmail.com>,<fernandill0@hotmail.com>,<fernandilus@ho tmail.com>,<fernandin_fenix@hotmail.com>,<fernandin_loven_k@hotmail.com>,<fernandina13@hotmail.com>, <fernandinha_ij@hotmail.com>,<fernandinha_lc32@hotmail.com>,<fernandinha_rbgirl@hotmail.com>,<fernan dinho-ballack@hotmail.com>,<fernandinho-moreno@hotmail.com>,<fernandinho-tamandare@hotmail.com>, delay=23:02:58, xdelay=00:05:05, mailer=relay, pri=5162274, relay=s2smtpout.secureserver.net [208.109.80.210], dsn=4.0.0, stat=Deferred: Connection timed out with s2smtpout.secureserver.net
Oct 17 04:50:26 ip-72-167-245-80 sendmail[24580]: o9GClPVx003757: to=<fernandataborda@hotmail.com>,<fernandatembe@hotmail.com>,<fernandatesta@hotmail.com>,<fernandatf s@hotmail.com>,<fernandatubaby@hotmail.com>,<fernandatuna@hotmail.com>,<fernandaurban@hotmail.com>,< fernandauriza11@hotmail.com>,<fernandaval142@hotmail.com>,<fernandavalencia400@hotmail.com>,<fernand avalencia5@hotmail.com>,<fernandavea@hotmail.com>,<fernandavelasco@hotmail.com>,<fernandavellaneda@h otmail.com>,<fernandavilar@hotmail.com>,<fernandaviolet@hotmail.com>,<fernandax.x@hotmail.com>,<fern andayan@hotmail.com>,<fernandayanezf@hotmail.com>,<fernandayo33@hotmail.com>,<fernandayon@hotmail.co m>,<fernandazaha@hotmail.com>,<fernandazenteno@hotmail.com>,<fernandazephyr@hotmail.com>,<fernandazo ttele@hotmail.com>,<fernandberrebi@hotmail.com>, [more], delay=23:02:58, xdelay=00:00:00, mailer=relay, pri=5162274, relay=s2smtpout.secureserver.net, dsn=4.0.0, stat=Deferred: Connection timed out with s2smtpout.secureserver.net
Oct 17 04:50:26 ip-72-167-245-80 sendmail[24580]: o9GClPVx003757: to=<fernandbrisson@hotmail.com>,<fernandchinesko@hotmail.com>,<fernandcleme@hotmail.com>,<fernandcot e713@hotmail.com>,<fernandcr53@hotmail.com>,<fernandeis@hotmail.com>,<fernandes-1981@hotmail.com>,<fernandes-costa32@hotmail.com>,<fernandes.gaspar@hotmail.com>,<fernandes0403@hotmail.com>,<fernandes12@hotmail .com>,<fernandes12_elias@hotmail.com>,<fernandes1416@hotmail.com>,<fernandes19707@hotmail.com>,<fern andes1985@hotmail.com>,<fernandes318@hotmail.com>,<fernandes321_@hotmail.com>,<fernandes@ibema.com.b r>,<fernandes_bosco@hotmail.com>,<fernandes_hm@hotmail.com>,<fernandes_margareth@hotmail.com>,<ferna ndes_meg@hotmail.com>,<fernandes_ricardo83@hotmail.com>,<fernandes_rudolf@hotmail.com>,<fernandes_vi tor@hotmail.com>,<fernandes_wil@hotmail.com>, [more], delay=23:02:58, xdelay=00:00:00, mailer=relay, pri=5162274, relay=s2smtpout.secureserver.net, dsn=4.0.0, stat=Deferred: Connection timed out with s2smtpout.secureser
 
Old 10-22-2010, 06:03 AM   #4
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Are you able to do telnet on port 25 ?

Code:
# telnet name-of-server 25
helo
mail from: sender-email@address
rcpt to: receiver-email@address
look for more info Test mail server

Regards,

Last edited by sem007; 10-22-2010 at 06:11 AM. Reason: add command
 
Old 10-22-2010, 06:05 AM   #5
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Hi,

Your server was used to send out spam. Check the logs to see how it was done
Also use this to see if it's an open relay.
 
Old 10-22-2010, 07:05 AM   #6
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Hi,

Your server was used to send out spam. Check the logs to see how it was done
Also use this to see if it's an open relay.
hi

this is my maillog. but i cant find how its happen. please help.
Oct 22 13:31:56 ip-72-167-245-80 update.virus.scanners: Found clamav installed
Oct 22 13:31:56 ip-72-167-245-80 update.virus.scanners: Running autoupdate for clamav
Oct 22 13:31:56 ip-72-167-245-80 ClamAV-autoupdate[6012]: ClamAV did not need updating
Oct 22 13:31:56 ip-72-167-245-80 update.virus.scanners: Found generic installed
Oct 22 13:31:56 ip-72-167-245-80 update.virus.scanners: Running autoupdate for generic
Oct 22 01:28:10 ip-72-167-245-80 sendmail[6382]: o9M8SAXD006382: from=<admin@ip-72-167-245-80.ip.secureserver.net>, size=364, class=0, nrcpts=2, msgid=<20101022082727.M39545@ip-72-167-245-80.ip.secureserver.net>, proto=ESMTP, daemon=MTA, relay=ip-72-167-245-80.ip.secureserver.net [127.0.0.1]
Oct 22 13:58:10 ip-72-167-245-80 sendmail[6384]: o9M8SAXD006382: to=<greenslord_lord@hotmail.co.uk>,<greenslord_lord@yahoo.co.uk>, ctladdr=<admin@ip-72-167-245-80.ip.secureserver.net> (503/504), delay=00:00:00, xdelay=00:00:00, mailer=relay, pri=150364, relay=s2smtpout.secureserver.net [208.109.80.210], dsn=2.0.0, stat=Sent (Accepted message qp 520 bytes 753)
Oct 22 01:41:34 ip-72-167-245-80 sendmail[6561]: o9M8fHBu006561: from=<lmsmith1951@live.co.uk>, size=2345, class=0, nrcpts=200, msgid=<20101022083607.M60706@live.co.uk>, proto=ESMTP, daemon=MTA, relay=ip-72-167-245-80.ip.secureserver.net [127.0.0.1]
 
Old 10-22-2010, 07:22 AM   #7
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You should find who started sending the mails in queue. Run:
Code:
egrep "o9GClPVv003757|o9GClPVx003757|o9GClPVx003757" /var/log/maillog |grep "from="
to find the IP of the offender.

Meanwhile. stop sendmail and delete them, so it stops trying to send them out.
 
Old 10-22-2010, 07:42 AM   #8
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You should find who started sending the mails in queue. Run:
Code:
egrep "o9GClPVv003757|o9GClPVx003757|o9GClPVx003757" /var/log/maillog |grep "from="
to find the IP of the offender.

Meanwhile. stop sendmail and delete them, so it stops trying to send them out.
yes i found this is 206.201.227.250 ipaddress. where i delete this.

one more thing.
at the same time . in mailq i found like this some time.
how i stop this please help me.
o9MCT9Gr023930 1742 Fri Oct 22 05:29 <Survey@westernunion.com>
8BITMIME (Deferred: 421 RP-001 Unfortunately, some messages from 70.32)
<staci_linn@hotmail.com>
<staci_ladd@hotmail.com>
<staci_brown1@hotmail.com>
<staci978@hotmail.com>
<staci7182@hotmail.com>
<staci11111@hotmail.com>
<stachurap@hotmail.com>
<stachcat@hotmail.com>
<staceyvaino_bcc@hotmail.com>
<staceyv007@hotmail.com>
<staceythestrange@hotmail.com>
<staceyterriquez@hotmail.com>
<staceysanders316@hotmail.com>
<staceyrwillis@hotmail.com>
<staceyrules_69@hotmail.com>
<staceypelletier@hotmail.com>
<staceypalazzo@hotmail.com>
<staceynoviello@hotmail.com>
<staceympa@hotmail.com>
<staceymp14@hotmail.com>
<staceymooreak@hotmail.com>
<staceymoore7@msn.com>
<staceymonsebroten@hotmail.com>
<staceymg9@hotmail.com>
<staceylynngill@hotmail.com>
<staceylrhodes@hotmail.com>
<staceylou84@msn.com>
<staceylong81@hotmail.com>
<staceylaux@hotmail.com>
<staceyjulye6@msn.com>
<staceyjpetrikas@hotmail.com>
<staceyjo07@hotmail.com>
<staceyj00@msn.com>
<staceyhudgens@hotmail.com>
<staceyhoffman@msn.com>
<staceyhermanson@hotmail.com>
<staceyhensel@hotmail.com>
<staceyfries@hotmail.com>
<staceyfeak@hotmail.com>
<staceyelmore@hotmail.com>
<staceydk@hotmail.com>
<staceyconsultantcm@hotmail.com>
<staceycarrier71@hotmail.com>
<staceyblackhurst@hotmail.com>
<staceyapplebee@hotmail.com>
<staceyann49@hotmail.com>
<stacey938@msn.com>
<stacey4270@hotmail.com>
<stacey422@hotmail.com>
<stacey323@hotmail.com>
o9MCTEHp024071 1742 Fri Oct 22 05:29 <Survey@westernunion.com>
8BITMIME (Deferred: 421 RP-001 Unfortunately, some messages from 70.32)
<stacy_sdw@hotmail.com>
<stacy_pochtar@hotmail.com>
<stacy_patton@hotmail.com>
<stacy_lundy@hotmail.com>
<stacy_levet@hotmail.com>
<stacy_kaper05@hotmail.com>
<stacy_halbert@hotmail.com>
<stacy_gome@hotmail.com>
<stacy_daniel04@hotmail.com>
<stacy_brown48@hotmail.com>
<stacy.m.oreilly@hotmail.com>
<stacy.justice@hotmail.com>
<stacy.dwyer@hotmail.com>
<stacv808@hotmail.com>
<staclinash@hotmail.com>
<stackhouse_69@hotmail.com>
<stack_21@hotmail.com>
<stacirelli@hotmail.com>
<stacirae_rinehart@hotmail.com>
<stacimartin126@hotmail.com>
<stacimaffei@hotmail.com>
<stacililli@hotmail.com>
<stacilee67@hotmail.com>
<stacilane5678@hotmail.com>
<staciham@hotmail.com>
<staciepyle@hotmail.com>
<staciepiccard@hotmail.com>
<stacienicely@hotmail.com>
<staciematt23@msn.cYou have new mail in /var/spool/mail/root

thanks.

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Old 10-22-2010, 08:10 AM   #9
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Quote:
yes i found this is 206.201.227.250 ipaddress. where i delete this.
This result is based from the logs posted in your 2nd post

You should check how this guy abused your mailserver by examinig thoroughly your logs for his IP.
And once again you should check here if your mailserver is an open relay

To remove spam from the queue, I suggest you to stop sendmail and delete everything in /var/spool/mqueue and /var/spool/clientmqueue and then restart sendmail.
If you are afraid that you may delete legitimate mail, you can use this perl sciprt

Regards
 
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Old 10-23-2010, 01:49 AM   #10
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Quote:
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This result is based from the logs posted in your 2nd post

You should check how this guy abused your mailserver by examinig thoroughly your logs for his IP.
And once again you should check here if your mailserver is an open relay

To remove spam from the queue, I suggest you to stop sendmail and delete everything in /var/spool/mqueue and /var/spool/clientmqueue and then restart sendmail.
If you are afraid that you may delete legitimate mail, you can use this perl sciprt

Regards

great now its working fine. for ths past 10hours i didn't get any spam mails. thank you once again for the great help and support
 
Old 10-23-2010, 02:08 AM   #11
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great now its working fine. for ths past 10hours i didn't get any spam mails. thank you once again for the great help and support

sir now i am getting like this in my alternate server. please advise me.
o9N6QpcT003115 1343 Fri Oct 22 23:26 <csrresearchco@aol.com>
(Deferred)
<badielarissa@yahoo.com>
<bacandiff@yahoo.com>
<bac2me2003@yahoo.com>
<babzhugs@yahoo.com>
<babyynub@yahoo.com>
<babyxoxphat2003@yahoo.com>
<babyvaldes54@yahoo.com>
<babytweety242003@yahoo.com>
<babytwee14@yahoo.com>
<babytorzel@yahoo.com>
<babytiger563@yahoo.com>
<babyswole11@yahoo.com>
<babysurfer3@yahoo.com>
<babystuff55@yahoo.com>
o9N6QvR2003142 1343 Fri Oct 22 23:26 <csrresearchco@aol.com>
(Deferred)
<badwayz97@yahoo.com>
<badtop1@yahoo.com>
<badshah3023366@yahoo.com>
<badriashraf@yahoo.com>
<badphenom132282@yahoo.com>
<badowers@yahoo.com>
<badonkadonk282@yahoo.com>
<badomen86@yahoo.com>
<badmotrucker@yahoo.com>
<badmommie_badmommie@yahoo.com>
<badman50002001@yahoo.com>
<badmaj5@yahoo.com>
<badkepler@yahoo.com>
<badjodo@yahoo.com>than


thanks

when i restart clamd service i got like this please advise me

Stopping Clam AntiVirus Daemon: [FAILED]
Starting Clam AntiVirus Daemon: LibClamAV Warning: **************************************************
LibClamAV Warning: *** The virus database is older than 7 days! ***
LibClamAV Warning: *** Please update it as soon as possible. ***
LibClamAV Warning: **************************************************
LibClamAV Warning: ***********************************************************
LibClamAV Warning: *** This version of the ClamAV engine is outdated. ***
LibClamAV Warning: *** DON'T PANIC! Read http://www.clamav.net/support/faq ***
LibClamAV Warning: ***********************************************************
LibClamAV Error: cli_hex2str(): Malformed hexstring: This ClamAV version has reached End of Life! Please upgrade to version 0.95 or later. For more information see www.clamav.net/eol-clamav-094 and www.clamav.net/download (length: 169)
LibClamAV Error: Problem parsing database at line 738
LibClamAV Error: Can't load /var/tmp/clamav-943434b0ffb2e8bd492f5f1b29bdb257/daily.ndb: Malformed database
LibClamAV Error: Can't load /var/clamav/daily.cvd: Malformed database
ERROR: Malformed database
[FAILED]

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Hi,

I don't know what your alternate server is, but you should search to see how the spammers managed to use your mailserver(s).
Only doing so you will stop them sending out spam. If you don't stop them, you'll be soon blacklisted by the various RBLs and you will not be able to send legitimate mail also.
You didn't answer if you check to see if your mailserver(s) are open relays, or if you found any evidence on how they succeeded to send spam through your server.

Regarding clamav, I guess you have to upgrade to a newer version and then run freshclam to update the virus databases.

Regards
 
Old 10-23-2010, 05:54 AM   #13
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Quote:
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Hi,

I don't know what your alternate server is, but you should search to see how the spammers managed to use your mailserver(s).
Only doing so you will stop them sending out spam. If you don't stop them, you'll be soon blacklisted by the various RBLs and you will not be able to send legitimate mail also.
You didn't answer if you check to see if your mailserver(s) are open relays, or if you found any evidence on how they succeeded to send spam through your server.

Regarding clamav, I guess you have to upgrade to a newer version and then run freshclam to update the virus databases.

Regards

sir

clamd service stopped in my server. so now i upgraded clamd. now service start fine. but i got like this warning after restart my clamd service. past 2 hours i didn't get any spams.
WARNING: You must specify at least one database mirror in /usr/local/etc/clamd.conf

thanks
 
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Quote:
past 2 hours i didn't get any spams.
You didn't get any spam at the beginning.
You (your mailserver) was used to send out spam.
And you still insist on not telling us if you found what happened and rectified it.

Quote:
WARNING: You must specify at least one database mirror in /usr/local/etc/clamd.conf
Edit /usr/local/etc/freshclam.conf and make sure you have
Code:
DatabaseMirror database.clamav.net
If freshclam still complains. comment out this line and use:
Code:
DatabaseMirror db.in.clamav.net
as it looks you're coming from India.

Regards
 
Old 10-24-2010, 11:31 PM   #15
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Quote:
Originally Posted by bathory View Post
You didn't get any spam at the beginning.
You (your mailserver) was used to send out spam.
And you still insist on not telling us if you found what happened and rectified it.

Edit /usr/local/etc/freshclam.conf and make sure you have
Code:
DatabaseMirror database.clamav.net
If freshclam still complains. comment out this line and use:
Code:
DatabaseMirror db.in.clamav.net
as it looks you're coming from India.

Regards
Thanks for the support.

But i checked all the maillog but i cant able to find how the spammers enter inside my mail servers. can u give some tips how to find this
 
  


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