groupwise detector has false positives

Bug #1548983 reported by Manuel Vazquez Acosta on 2016-02-23
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Mark Sapiro

Bug Description

The following messages detects the address in the body as permanent failure:

To: <email address hidden>
Subject: Not a bounce
From: "Manuel Vázquez Acosta" <email address hidden>
Content-Type: multipart/mixed;
X-Mailer: Anything will do to trigger the bug
--text follows this line--

This is a multi-part message in MIME format.

Content-Type: text/plain

De: <email address hidden>


Manuel Vazquez Acosta (mva-led) wrote :

Note: Some recent Microsoft Office Outlook versions are including the X-Mailer header and also use the Content-Type multipart/mixed.

But only ask for:

        if msg.get_content_type() != 'multipart/mixed' or not msg['x-mailer']:
            return NoFailures

Any X-Mailer will do confuse it.

summary: - groupwise detector has wide false positives
+ groupwise detector has false positives
Mark Sapiro (msapiro) wrote :

flufl.bounce is no longer hosted on Launchpad. It is currently at <> and issues should be reported there.

That said, I have submitted <> to fix this bug.

Changed in flufl.bounce:
assignee: nobody → Mark Sapiro (msapiro)
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → In Progress
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