WP Ajax Edit Comments
[resolved] Someone emailed a commenter through the plugin? (6 posts)

  1. slobizman
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Just had something really strange happen. A user of a website of mine said he received an strange email and it says it was from our site. I asked him to send the headers. They follow below.

    I'm posting here in this forum because of this line:

    X-Source-Dir: useraccountmedia.com:/public_html/wp-content/plugins/wp-ajax-edit-comments/php

    Does this mean that the email was created by this plugin?

    (I've changed some domain and user info in this to disguise my server info)

    Authentication-Results: hotmail.com; spf=none (sender IP is xx.xxx.xxx.xx) smtp.mailfrom=useraccount@host3.mysite.com; dkim=none; x-hmca=none
    X-AUTH-Result: NONE
    X-SID-Result: NONE
    X-Message-Status: n:n
    X-Message-Delivery: Vj0xLjE7dXM9MDtsPTE7YT0wO0Q9MjtHRD0yO1NDTD00
    X-Message-Info: 5cuOr7VrmjBwCXgOIB2nrtfBWP/ZRZ5MFsMPQuLj/Tb9am9RaMk4prrlvVceZDpFHLLUY/WOE6JDwR4k9bkYpJRPt5HfODCZjUmsMm/OyD4wgeTuxHzostze7BvrEL2scoKzX3VkejwJouZntQtAbFsNFKH1aiXY
    Received: from host3.mysite.com ([xx.xxx.xxx.xx]) by SNT0-MC4-F10.Snt0.hotmail.com with Microsoft SMTPSVC(6.0.3790.4900);
    	 Wed, 20 Feb 2013 20:37:03 -0800
    Received: from useraccount by host3.mysite.com with local (Exim 4.80)
    	(envelope-from <useraccount@host3.mysite.com>)
    	id 1U8Nu2-0005Ea-US
    	for xxxxxxxx@hotmail.com; Wed, 20 Feb 2013 23:37:02 -0500
    To: xxxxxxx@hotmail.com
    Subject: You close to Orlando?
    Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2013 04:37:02 +0000
    From: IHTM <>
    Message-ID: <0a73a7d3a2fd6225daf3587b2e4d9f4e@www.useraccountmedia.com>
    X-Priority: 3
    X-Mailer: PHPMailer (phpmailer.sourceforge.net) [version 2.0.4]
    MIME-Version: 1.0
    MIME-Version: 1.0
    Content-Transfer-Encoding: 8bit
    Content-Type: text/plain; charset="UTF-8"
    X-AntiAbuse: This header was added to track abuse, please include it with any abuse report
    X-AntiAbuse: Primary Hostname - host3.mysite.com
    X-AntiAbuse: Original Domain - hotmail.com
    X-AntiAbuse: Originator/Caller UID/GID - [509 32007] / [47 12]
    X-AntiAbuse: Sender Address Domain - host3.mysite.com
    X-Get-Message-Sender-Via: host3.mysite.com: authenticated_id: useraccount/only user confirmed/virtual account not confirmed
    X-Source: /usr/bin/php
    X-Source-Args: /usr/bin/php
    X-Source-Dir: useraccountmedia.com:/public_html/wp-content/plugins/wp-ajax-edit-comments/php
    Return-Path: useraccount@host3.mysite.com
    X-OriginalArrivalTime: 21 Feb 2013 04:37:03.0767 (UTC) FILETIME=[18C6CA70:01CE0FED]
    Curious if you\'re very close to Orlando area?


  2. Ronald Huereca
    Plugin Author

    Posted 3 years ago #

    Yes, one of the features is that an editor/administrator can send a commenter an e-mail through the plugin.

  3. Ronald Huereca
    Plugin Author

    Posted 3 years ago #

    You can also disable the e-mail feature by going into AEC -> Appearance and unchecking the e-mail feature.

  4. slobizman
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Thanks for the reply Ronald. But there are only two of us with Administrator/Editor accounts, and neither of us emailed the person.

  5. Ronald Huereca
    Plugin Author

    Posted 3 years ago #

    I just double-checked. The author of the post can also e-mail commenters. That's what it probably was.

    If not, then someone else that is fishy is going on.

    I would recommend just disabling the feature in AEC->Appearance if you don't want this functionality present.

  6. slobizman
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Aha! That must have been it. And yes, I'll disable the feature.

    Thanks so much for getting back to me so quickly.

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