[Users] spam mail lead into 100% cpu
genghiskhan at gmx.ca
Thu Dec 19 20:53:49 CET 2013
I am not a Claws Mail developer and as such I have avoided to respond
to your message.
I assume the answer would be this:
> the gtkhtml2 plugin has now been dropped and superseded by the Fancy
Gtkhtml2 Viewer support was dropped since 6th May 2013 Claws Mail 3.9.1
hence bugs of Gtkhtml2 are not to be dealt with anymore.
On Mon, 16 Dec 2013 21:40:39 +0100
Frank Dietrich <bits_n_bytes at gmx.de> wrote:
> I received a spam mail wich lead into 100% cpu usage and a full
> blocked Claws Mail 3.8.1 on Linux when tried to show it.
> Question to the CM hackers: Would it make sense to forward this spam
> email to someone for investigation why CM is blocked with it?
> I have installed the GtkHtml2 viewer plugin version 0.33.
> Following some facts of the spam mail
> mbox file size: 1592863 byte
> Content-Type: text/html;
> content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit
> Mime-Version: 1.0
> The problem might be related to the malformed HTML body. See an
> ... a huge amount of generated words deleted, this section
> repeates several times...
> ... some other HTML follows
> kind regards
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