Names get crossed between different profiles

RESOLVED EXPIRED

Status

SeaMonkey
MailNews: Message Display
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critical
RESOLVED EXPIRED
13 years ago
12 years ago

People

(Reporter: Tony, Unassigned)

Tracking

1.7 Branch
x86
Windows 98

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Description

13 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Win98; en-US; rv:1.7.5) Gecko/20041217
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Win98; en-US; rv:1.7.5) Gecko/20041217

If I set up two seperate profiles, after a few email are sent from or between
the two, eventually when sending an email or posting to a newsgroup, the second
profile will show the user name of the first profile in the headers or message
source.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Setup 2 seperate email and newsgroup profiles.
2.Send a few test emails between the two profiles, and test emails to the same
profile you are using. 


Actual Results:  
Look in the "message source" of a test email from the second profile and you
will find the user name of the first profile along with that info.

Expected Results:  
It should have kept the two profiles seperate.

I reported this as critical since it deals with the anonimity of any mozilla
user with two or more profiles.  A second anonomous profile which you may not
want to contain your actual name (like for use in newsgroups) is being
comprimised.  Your actual identity can be seen through a supposed seperate profile.

I am not sure if this problem existed before upgrading to 1.7.5

Comment 1

13 years ago
Can you be more specific? Can you maybe attach the source of such two mails in
the bug here so we can see what you mean (and on what headers you see it's from
the first/second profile)?
Version: unspecified → 1.7 Branch

Updated

13 years ago
Assignee: sspitzer → mail
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Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 13 years ago
Resolution: --- → EXPIRED
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