[horde] To: and From: formatting problem

Chris bsd at 1command.com
Wed Mar 1 08:56:32 PST 2006

Hello, and thank you for your reply.

Quoting Chuck Hagenbuch <chuck at horde.org>:

> Quoting Chris <bsd at 1command.com>:
>> The previous version didn't do this.
> IMP has done this since version 1.x.
>> It would appear that this could easily be a security risk - even
>> greater than that of the last version. As it isn't properly handling
>> input on the To: and/ or From:. It shouldn't be possible to place
>> potential operators on these lines. As it provides the ability to
>> create scripts that can cause undesired manipulation.
> What on earth are you talking about?

What I am trying to say, is that it places the To:
(letter T, letter o *and* a colon) *as well* as my email address in the
 From column. The previous version didn't do this. It shouldn't be permitted
to place potential operators (#@!$%^&*()_-+=`~'"?/>.<,) in the From: or To:
fields. Nor should they be sent or recieved. I'm sure that this is a potential

Thanks again for your reply.


> -chuck
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