Bug 131744 - SMTP protocol violation, does not wait for SMTP server to respond, hence behaves like a spammer
SMTP protocol violation, does not wait for SMTP server to respond, hence beha...
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: evolution (Show other bugs)
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i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Matthew Barnes
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Blocks: FC6Target FC6Desktop
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Reported: 2004-09-03 16:28 EDT by Xander D Harkness
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-08-11 15:38:47 EDT
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Description Xander D Harkness 2004-09-03 16:28:04 EDT
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7.2)
Gecko/20040809

Description of problem:
When trying to send an email with evolution to an SMTP server that
enforces RFCs mail is rejected.

Evolution does not wait for the SMTP conversation and tries to jump
the process, just chucking all data at the SMTP server without waiting
for the normal procedure described in the RFC resulting in the
following error from the SMTP server:

2004-09-03 21:09:42 SMTP protocol violation: synchronization error
(input sent without waiting for greeting): rejected connection from
H=[IPADDRESS]

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
evolution-1.5.94.1-1

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.configure evolution to use an SMTP server that enforces the correct
SMTP handshake
2.click send and receive to get the error from Evolution: Welcome
response error: Connection reset by peer.
3.
    

Actual Results:  The mail is rejected with errors on both sides

Expected Results:  Evolution should negotiate the wait for the SMTP
greeting

Additional info:

The SMTP server used was exim 4.42
Comment 2 Xander D Harkness 2004-09-23 07:41:04 EDT
Sure,
relay.harkness.co.uk, which has IP addresses 80.234.135.40 and
3ffe:4005:100b:1:2d0:b7ff:fe00:cf14.

I will happily provide logs of access attempts too.

That 
Comment 4 Matthias Clasen 2006-07-06 18:03:57 EDT
Add to FC6Destop tracker
Comment 5 Ray Strode [halfline] 2006-07-25 17:47:25 EDT
Xander are you still seeing this?
Comment 6 Matthew Barnes 2006-08-01 13:02:29 EDT
For what it's worth, I run Exim 4.5 at home and can send mails from Evolution
2.7 to the server just fine.  Perhaps this has been fixed since Evolution 1.5.

I'll see if I can research this upstream.  Xander, do recall any upstream bugs
related to this?
Comment 7 Matthew Barnes 2006-08-01 13:16:21 EDT
I was only able to find one bug related to this upstream, but it turned out to
be a false alarm.  The fault was placed on TLS, not Evolution.

http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=257951
Comment 8 Matthew Barnes 2006-08-11 15:38:47 EDT
I can not confirm this behavior in current Rawhide packages, nor can I confirm
that this was ever actually a bug in Evolution.  Since this bug report is
approaching its 2nd birthday, I'm going to close this as NOTABUG and wait for
someone to report the problem again.

evolution-2.7.91-2

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