Snowbox Changelog

2.0.2 (2016-03-04)


Rebuilding the binary packages because of a security issue in go,!msg/golang-announce/MEATuOi_ei4/JsndUuZwEAAJ. You should rebuild the source package, if you're using that.

2.0.1 (2013-05-19)

2.0 (2013-04-21)

Rewrite in Go. Initial release. Adds support for

Snowbox Perl: 1.0.1 (2010-05-20)

Snowbox and local mail clients on the server didn't always play together very well. If you for example used mutt on the server directly it would change the message headers writing it's status information directly into the maildrop. This in turn changed the UID of the message which confuzzled mail clients and they downloaded the message as new. This little fix computes the message's UID based on the message ID with the first message line as a fallback. Both should be unique under all circumstances I can think of.

The automatic connection close timeout has been lowered from 5 minutes to 1 minute.

The login code now delays its answer randomly to avoid “timing attacks” which could be used to find out if a given user account exists on the server. Useful or not? I don't know, but hey it's just 6 lines of code so why not.

Snowbox Perl: 1.0 (2008-07-25)

Whoa, wait a minute! One point zero?!

The following things have been changed:

Snowbox Perl: 0.9.4 (2005-02-11)

Snowbox Perl: 0.9.3 (2004-11-01)

Fixed a problem where snowbox attempted load a wrong maildrop when using the custom maildrop configuration option. Example:

user0    passwd     /custom/path       real_user
user1    passwd     /path/to/maildrop
user2    passwd

In this case snowbox would have attempted to load "/path/to/maildrop" when user2 logs in, but not "/custom/path" when user1 logs in.
Please note that user2 still didn't get user1's mails in this case, because the process already switched the user ID and therefore couldn't read the foreign maildrop. Also fixed needless writing of the maildrop so biff doesn't claim that you have new while if there is not.

Snowbox Perl: 0.9.2 (2004-09-13)

Snowbox Perl: 0.9.1 (2004-05-29)

Fixed an RFC compliance bug. Snowbox would not pad multiple lines that only contained a dot correctly. Example: A mail containing this sequence


would end up being sent as:


Snowbox Perl: 0.9 (2004-05-14)

Probably not much to say as this is the first release. But if you insist on a list of changes from the previous non-existent version:

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