Bug 52097

Summary: bug in CRAM-MD5 authentication code
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Public Beta Reporter: Pawel Salek <pawsa>
Component: libesmtpAssignee: Bill Nottingham <notting>
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Description Pawel Salek 2001-08-20 15:01:42 UTC
Description of problem:
libesmtp-0.8.3 has a bug that makes CRAM-MD5 authentication code useless.
(only LOGIN works).

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.run the test program from the examples directory and watch the output.

Actual Results:  CRAM-MD5 authentication fails even with the right password.

Expected Results:  Authentication should be successful.

Additional info:

This has been acknowledged by the libesmtp's developer Brian Stafford. He
released fixed libesmtp-0.8.4 right away.
See libesmtp-0.8.4 changelog for more details.

Comment 1 Glen Foster 2001-08-20 19:23:05 UTC
We (Red Hat) should really try to fix this before next release.

Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 2001-08-20 19:27:03 UTC
Fixed in 0.8.4-1; thanks for the report!