[Users] spam mail lead into 100% cpu

Genghis Khan genghiskhan at gmx.ca
Thu Dec 19 20:53:49 CET 2013

Hello Frank,

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 the gtkhtml2 plugin has now been dropped and superseded by the Fancy
> plugin

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:

> Hello,
> 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
> excerpt:
> <html>
> <head>
> </head>
> <style>
> <autoclasis
> ... a huge amount of generated words deleted, this section
> repeates several times... 
> exercises</>
> </style>
> <title>
> <html>
> </html>
> </title>
> <center>
> ... some other HTML follows
> kind regards
> Frank

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