[BlueOnyx:01690] Re: Sendmail attack, again

Roman Bürkle buerkle at stimme.net
Wed Jul 15 02:10:15 PET 2009

... and my 10 cent:

first look at the listing:

find /var/spool/mqueue/ -type f -ls

then remove the files:

find /var/spool/mqueue/ -type f -ls -exec rm {} \;


On Tue, 2009-07-14 at 16:08 +0200, Steve Davis wrote:
> Thought I was all finished with this. Had firewall rules set to block
> the numerous IP's attacking the server, however, it was not enough.
> My /var folder is 100% full. Most of it in the /var/spool/mqueue
> But I cannot delete or look at the files, when i try to 
> [root at raq1 mqueue]# rm -f *
> bash: /bin/rm: Argument list too long
> anyone have any ideas.
> Also, none of the mail on this server is relevant. It is not being
> used as a mail server, for the most part. 
> Steve

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