[Spambayes] Hammie can munch headers...

T. Alexander Popiel popiel at wolfskeep.com
Thu Feb 13 14:18:01 EST 2003

In message:  <20030213220641.F0FC92DED0 at cashew.wolfskeep.com>
             "T. Alexander Popiel" <popiel at wolfskeep.com> writes:
>In message:  <tt3o4v42v7cdnn76o2np3l4h8po0hnha4d at 4ax.com>
>             Richie Hindle <richie at entrian.com> writes:
>>> One thing that I noticed recently going through mboxutils.py is that
>>> if a message fails to parse for some reason, spambayes then strips off
>>> _ALL_ headers and tries again.  This could obviously be quite damaging...
>>That's very bad if it can ever happen to 'live' email.
>Well, hammie managed to munch one of my mails

Confirmed: hammiefilter is still using mboxutils.get_message to read
the message, and then spits out a reconstituted mail based on that.
This includes the code to trash all headers if parsing goes belly-up.

This is not directly relevant to pop3proxy, but is something to be

- Alex

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