Alpine before 2.23 silently proceeds to use an insecure connection after a /tls is sent in certain circumstances involving PREAUTH, which is a less secure behavior than the alternative of closing the connection and letting the user decide what they would like to do.
Created alpine tracking bugs for this issue:
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1850048]
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