Re: Anomy writing an additional From header with a string that shouldn't be

From: Bjarni R. Einarsson (
Date: Wed 08 Jun 2005 - 18:01:40 GMT

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    On 2005-06-08, 10:57:46 (-0700), Anthony McLin wrote:
    > like this:
    > From: (some random text here)
    > where the "some random text here" is the description of the system
    > account that anomy is running as!
    > Is this a buffer overflow in anomy? Any suggestions would be greatly
    > appreciated, this is causing all kinds of problems including breaking
    > attachments (because the content type seperators are getting messed up)
    > and loads of wonderful user complaints.

    Since Anomy is written in Perl, a buffer overflow is highly unlikely.

    However, I'd be very interested to see a copy of one of those messages,
    preferably before and after Anomy processing if at all possible.

    Bjarni Rúnar Einarsson

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