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RE: Mail Data termination

2011-08-18 06:23:48

Murray S. Kucherawy <msk(_at_)cloudmark(_dot_)com> wrote:

I don't think it clearly indicates that.  I think this is more plausible:

Or this:

- client sends DATA
- server sends 354
- client starts sending a broken message body that contains an errant 
<CR><LF>.<CR><LF> plus more after it
- server sees the termination, starts message delivery and returns 250
- server starts seeing the other message content as SMTP commands, rejecting 
them all with 5xx

- server drops the connection
- client sees the connection drop while still trying to write message data
- client aborts the transaction and retries later

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