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21.3 ezmlm cookies

Since ezmlm doesn't rely on the SENDER, the security lies entirely within the action-time-cookie-address combination. Anyone obtaining a valid "combination" can do whatever the combination is meant to do, but nothing else. Also, the cookie times out 1000000 seconds (approximately 11.6 days) after it was issued. Since the "combinations" are specific for a particular action and address, they can only be reused for that particular purpose, and within 11.6 days. Ezmlm (un)subscriptions for a given address are usually pointless to repeat. Message moderation "combinations" are useless after they've been used, since the message is no longer in the moderation queue.