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Sieve Header :mime :anychild :contenttype Doesn't Go Into S/MIME Signed Messages (Doc ID 2415825.1)

Last updated on MARCH 18, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Communications Messaging Server - Version 8.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Using:  Messaging Server

Is the following expected product behavior or is it a bug?

We have the following in a sieve filter on a user:

The reason for the "multipart/signed" is because the "message/rfc822" check does not seem to work on S/MIME signed messages.
It seems as if the :mime :anychild does not look into the structure of the S/MIME signed messages.

Background: This account is where users are supposed to forward **AS ATTACHMENT** false-positives--messages that arrived in their Junk folder when they don't think it was spam.
If it has a message/rfc822 body part, then it probably is a valid message forwarded as an attachment.
If it does not have a message/rfc822 body part, then they probably just used Forward rather than Forward-as-attachment, and therefore will not be valid for attempting to report a false positive, so we want to just discard it.

But we find that if they did forward-as-attachment but they are using S/MIME and signed the message, it still gets discarded.
Thus we think the test for message/rfc822 is not going into the S/MIME signed message structure.

Obviously, if the message is S/MIME encrypted, it would be impossible to look into the structure. But, we are just talking about signed, not encrypted.


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