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RE: Garbled emails

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  • Barton Hodges
    ... FWIW, I recently had a situation where an old version of the Email::Simple Perl module was mangling long header lines (mostly from Blackberry servers) in a
    Message 1 of 5 , Jan 30, 2009
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      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: owner-postfix-users@... [mailto:owner-postfix-users@...] On Behalf Of Victor Duchovni
      > Sent: Friday, January 30, 2009 2:42 PM
      > To: postfix-users@...
      > Subject: Re: Garbled emails
      >
      > On Fri, Jan 30, 2009 at 02:37:25PM -0600, Vruwink, Timothy Roger wrote:
      >
      > > Here are the headers of the original outgoing email. When the user replies to this message her incoming emails gets
      > scrambled. Only seems to happen for her though.
      > >
      > > Received: from xxxx
      > > (1xxxx) with Microsoft SMTP Server (TLS) id 8.1.336.0; Thu, 29 Jan
      > > 2009 09:54:05 -0600
      > > Received: from xxxx (xxxxxx]) by
      > > relay03.cites.uiuc.edu (8.14.2/8.14.2) with ESMTP id n0TFs4B3010014 for
      > > <xxxxx; Thu, 29 Jan 2009 09:54:05 -0600 (CST)
      > > Received: by xxxx (Postfix, from userid 65534) id BDC32161F7;
      > > Thu, 29 Jan 2009 09:54:04 -0600 (CST)
      > > Date: Thu, 29 Jan 2009 09:54:04 -0600
      > > To: xxxx>
      > > From: xxxx>
      > > Subject: [#572595] Support Ticket Opened
      > > Message-ID: <1907fcacef642a1eee7101cccdc15783@...>
      > > X-Priority: 3
      > > X-Mailer: PHPMailer (phpmailer.codeworxtech.com) [version 2.2]
      > > MIME-Version: 1.0
      > > Content-Transfer-Encoding: 8bit
      > > Content-Type: text/plain; charset="UTF-8"
      >
      > A plain-text message that is not base64 encoded. And does this already
      > have the unexpected base64 text when the user reads it, or is it just
      > the replies that do?
      >
      > In any case the problem is hard to solve remotely. You need to capture
      > original messages (tcpdump if necessary) at every hop and find out which
      > MIME parser is screwing up. It is unlikely to be Postfix. Good luck.
      >
      > --
      > Viktor.

      FWIW, I recently had a situation where an old version of the Email::Simple Perl module was mangling long header lines (mostly from Blackberry servers) in a content-filter. Upgrading to the latest version solved the issue for me.

      Barton
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