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Bug #11247 mail() on Win32 messes with Reply-To: or Errors-To: fields,
Submitted: 2001-06-01 19:06 UTC Modified: 2002-05-27 17:47 UTC
Votes:3
Avg. Score:5.0 ± 0.0
Reproduced:3 of 3 (100.0%)
Same Version:1 (33.3%)
Same OS:3 (100.0%)
From: olivier dot cahagne at epita dot fr Assigned:
Status: Closed Package: Mail related
PHP Version: 4.0.4pl1 OS: Windows 2000
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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From: olivier dot cahagne at epita dot fr
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 [2001-06-01 19:06 UTC] olivier dot cahagne at epita dot fr
PHP 4.0.5
Platform: Win32 only.
mail() -> SMTP bug.

Sending a mail on Win32 platform with php.ini having set smtp_server correctly works fine.
However, when setting an additional header like:
"Reply-To: foo@isp.com\r\n"
or
"Errors-To: foo@isp.com\r\n"
or even
"Foo-To: foo@isp.com\r\n"
will result in an e-mail not containing any To: field.

I looked at win32/sendmail.c and saw these lines
[...]
if(!xheaders || !strstr(xheaders, "To:")){
p += sprintf(p, "To: %s\r\n', mailTo);
[...]
I believe it incorrectly recognize any "xxxxx-To:" Field and then messes the mail headers.

This bug doesn't occur on Unix platforms using sendmail, postfix, etc.
The SMTP server used here works fine if I use my own SMTP class. However, I believe this is a bug so it can be fixed by someone more knowledgable than me.

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 [2001-06-01 19:21 UTC] olivier dot cahagne at epita dot fr
Sorry, this was with PHP 4.0.4pl1 as first reported.
 [2001-06-22 18:28 UTC] hholzgra@php.net
windows mailcode needs a rewrite
 [2002-05-15 06:18 UTC] mfischer@php.net
I believe this behaviour isn't true anymore for To: , can you verify this with latest stable win32 release?
 [2002-05-27 17:40 UTC] olivier dot cahagne at epita dot fr
Now works fine using PHP 4.2.1 on Win2k.

This was fixed indeed with win32/sendmail.c v.1.23:
http://cvs.php.net/diff.php/php4/win32/sendmail.c?r1=1.22&r2=1.23&ty=h
 [2002-05-27 17:47 UTC] mfischer@php.net
Closing then
 
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