[horde] To: and From: formatting problem

Chuck Hagenbuch chuck at horde.org
Wed Mar 1 09:57:24 PST 2006

Quoting Chris <bsd at 1command.com>:

> It is not my intention to sound disagreeable here. That is not the case at
> all. I am simply concerned that if I can recieve a colon in the From column/
> field of my eMail. What's to stop me from recieving a | (pipe) followed by
> something *less* than desireable? I mean it wasn't *too* hard to manipulate
> things of this nature in the past. And now seeing this colon, I can't help
> but wonder why it isn't possible to use (send) other operatos as well. I
> never saw this in the last version. And given all the current attempts these
> days; I can't help but wonder. That's all. It does seem reasonable, don't you
> think?

No. It may sound possible if you do not understand how email works and  
how Horde works, but that doesn't make it reasonable. You aren't  
understanding what is simply displayed and where there are and are not  
security issues. There is no issue here.


"we are plastered to the windshield of the bus that is time." - Chris

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