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10.6.5 upgrade serious trouble: user sees mail from other user via IMAP

3233 Views 5 Replies Latest reply: Nov 15, 2010 5:58 PM by keeperofthecheese RSS
Gerben Wierda Level 1 Level 1 (125 points)
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Nov 12, 2010 3:04 AM
I have just updated my two 10.6.4 clients and one 10.6.4 server to 10.6.5 and updated the HP printer drivers

First thing that happens is that a remote mailbox user calls me that he has gotten the mail of another user's account (which he immediately deleted as it was not his mail). Argh?! This is a serious break of security and the user's action may have destroyed other user's mail. Double argh!? He is using a G4 mini running 10.5.x and his was apparently open while the upgrade took place.

He now has in his left bar of 3 accounts (he tells me, I cannot see), but he cannot access the contents in 2 of them. But his preferences only show one mail account.

How on earth has IMAP on 10.6.5 been able to create two accounts on a 10.5.8 client which are not seen in preferences? Or am I looking at a dovecot problem where dovecot gives him access to other mail accounts? But I do not see that if I access his account from a fresh user.
iMac 27" i7, MBA SSD, mini server, mini, G4 Cube, NeXTdimension Cube


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