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Re: sender rewriting fixed and other misc things
On Wed, Jan 03, 2001 at 06:28:17PM +0300, Eugene Crosser wrote:
> > > 3. X-Envelope-To: contains irrelevant figure for uid (nobody's?)
> > In case of pipe runs or file storages it should be indicative
> > of what privilege is used to run the injection. For mailbox
> > injection things work differently, of course.
> Not pipes! That's what is written into user's mailbox.
> The mailbox file itself, if it needs to be created, has correct
> owner, but the value in the X-Envelope-To is incorrect.
I mean that for mailbox writing the RECIPIENT QUAD contained privilege
value is as much as ignored. It is often "nobody", as it indicates
trustworthiness of the source of the recipient address. Consider e.g.
<"|/prog/path"@localhost> type of inputs -- external SMTP source must
not be allowed to execute arbitary commands, that is purely internal
/Matti Aarnio <firstname.lastname@example.org>