Bug#403071: mozilla messes up mailbox, loss of mails
Alexander Sack - Debian Bugmail
asac at debian.org
Thu Dec 14 19:51:06 CET 2006
On Thu, Dec 14, 2006 at 02:31:17PM +0100, Caspar Bothmer wrote:
> On one of my accounts mails with a certain spam level get their subject
> line rewritten so one can easily see this information. I first did a
> search for this pattern, removing all found messages.
How is this done?
> Then I did a search on a different pattern, searching for mails
> delivered to one email address without having a TO: or CC: header
> containing this very address. I was very astonished to find a friend's
> mail in the results, for this friend isn't even aware of the email
> address or even the domain of the email address I was filtering for.
> When I opened this message I got something totally different -- subject
> matching to the search pattern before and therefore not to the subject
> in the results list, a different sender and a spam message. But this
> spam message did contain the attachment of my friend's message -- as
> inline text. I had to save the message to the file system, clean the
> body and then base64-decode the remains to get my friend's
> attachment back.
> After restarting mozilla-mailnews I couldn't find any hint of my
> friend's mail. And the spam message, still containing the attachment of
> my friend's mail, was marked new.
Is this message messed up in mailbox or just in UI? Does this only
happen if you search? Please take a look.
p.s. please take care that the bug is listed as To: or CC: when
replying to this mail (e.g. /reply-all/).
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