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Re: [Nmh-workers] mhshow: invalid QUOTED-PRINTABLE encoding

From: Valdis . Kletnieks
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] mhshow: invalid QUOTED-PRINTABLE encoding
Date: Mon, 20 Mar 2006 12:08:38 -0500

On Mon, 20 Mar 2006 10:33:40 EST, Paul Fox said:

> i believe there was consensus that a) this behavior was a result
> of a problem with the original content encoding, and that b) the
> nmh decoder should be more tolerant when decoding, and simply
> pass mis-codings through untouched.

I'd have to think *real* hard about that.  I suspect that passing mis-codings
through without a complaint is possibly setting us up for a nasty security
exposure.  I'm not convinced that it isn't possible to create an intentional
bad encoding that causes issues further down the line.

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