Bug 552947 - RFE: conform fail2ban example email sending domains to RFC 2606
Summary: RFE: conform fail2ban example email sending domains to RFC 2606
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: fail2ban
Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Axel Thimm
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2010-01-06 16:02 UTC by R P Herrold
Modified: 2011-04-25 20:55 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Fixed In Version: fail2ban-0.8.4-27.fc14
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
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Last Closed: 2011-04-18 04:03:16 UTC
Type: ---

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Description R P Herrold 2010-01-06 16:02:13 UTC
Description of problem:

RFC 2026 provides 'guaranteed available' reserved domain names of the form: example,{com|org|...}

Presently two addresses exist and are used that conflict with an actual domain (and thus would cause 'backsplatter' if and when bounced) in the file:

[root@first fail2ban]# grep 'mail.com' * | rev | awk {'print $1'} | rev | sort | uniq

[root@first fail2ban]# 

'mail.com' seems to be a working domain, and one should properly not cause such load on them:

[herrold@first ~]$ whois mail.com
[Querying whois.verisign-grs.com]

Whois Server Version 2.0

Domain names in the .com and .net domains can now be registered
with many different competing registrars. Go to http://www.internic.net
for detailed information.

   Domain Name: MAIL.COM
   Registrar: ENOM, INC.
   Whois Server: whois.enom.com
   Referral URL: http://www.enom.com
   Name Server: PDNS1.ULTRADNS.NET
   Name Server: PDNS2.ULTRADNS.NET
   Name Server: PDNS3.ULTRADNS.ORG
   Name Server: PDNS4.ULTRADNS.ORG
   Name Server: PDNS6.ULTRADNS.CO.UK
   Status: clientTransferProhibited
   Updated Date: 14-jul-2008
   Creation Date: 24-mar-1997
   Expiration Date: 25-mar-2010

seemingly managed by AOL:
Registrars.[herrold@first ~]$ dig -t mx  mail.com

; <<>> DiG 9.3.6-P1-RedHat-9.3.6-4.P1.el5_4.1 <<>> -t mx mail.com
;; global options:  printcmd
;; Got answer:
;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NOERROR, id: 20086
;; flags: qr rd ra; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 1, AUTHORITY: 6, ADDITIONAL: 7

;mail.com.                      IN      MX

mail.com.               357468  IN      MX      10 mtain-mmc.gmtain-mmc.mx.aol.com.

mail.com.               77357   IN      NS      pdns1.ultradns.net.
mail.com.               77357   IN      NS      pdns2.ultradns.net.
mail.com.               77357   IN      NS      pdns3.ultradns.org.
mail.com.               77357   IN      NS      pdns4.ultradns.org.
mail.com.               77357   IN      NS      pdns5.ultradns.info.
mail.com.               77357   IN      NS      pdns6.ultradns.co.uk.


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


How reproducible:

read with 'grep'

Steps to Reproduce:

as above
Actual results:

as above

Expected results:

a s/@mail.com/@example.com/g replacement on that file

Additional info:

The fix is a trivial one on that sample config file, and as a 'good internet citizen' should be applied by Fedora

Please ask if any questions

-- Russ herrold

Comment 1 R P Herrold 2010-01-06 18:14:22 UTC
report filed upstream with  Cyril Jaquier: lostcontrol users sourceforge net who seems to be the project lead in trying to run down the address to file patches with -- path is easy for the .spec file pending that, being something along the lines of:

sed -i.bak -e 's/@mail.com/@example.com/g' /etc/fail2ban/jail.conf

-- Russ herrold

Comment 2 R P Herrold 2010-12-01 15:52:33 UTC

Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2011-04-09 19:07:14 UTC
fail2ban-0.8.4-27.fc14 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 14.

Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2011-04-09 19:07:49 UTC
fail2ban-0.8.4-27.fc13 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 13.

Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2011-04-09 19:08:21 UTC
fail2ban-0.8.4-27.fc15 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 15.

Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2011-04-10 01:44:05 UTC
Package fail2ban-0.8.4-27.fc15:
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 15 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing fail2ban-0.8.4-27.fc15'
as soon as you are able to.
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Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2011-04-18 04:02:46 UTC
fail2ban-0.8.4-27.fc15 has been pushed to the Fedora 15 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 8 Fedora Update System 2011-04-25 20:50:31 UTC
fail2ban-0.8.4-27.fc13 has been pushed to the Fedora 13 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 9 Fedora Update System 2011-04-25 20:55:13 UTC
fail2ban-0.8.4-27.fc14 has been pushed to the Fedora 14 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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