[rt-users] multipart/signed mail handling for x.509

Jesse Vincent jesse at bestpractical.com
Wed Nov 19 08:52:15 EST 2008

On Wed 19.Nov'08 at 10:10:25 +0100, Sven Sternberger wrote:
> Hello!
> I our organisation we start to use X.509 certificates
> to sign emails.
> The MUA produces mime multi-part mails with the content type
> "multipart/signed".
> These mails have 2 parts. The first one is the
> plain/text message the second one is the x-pkcs7-signature.
> The problem occurs if these messages are re-send by
> RT. Then they will be transformed into a multipart/mixed
> message and the text block is altered with text from
> the templates, and the encoding could also be altered.
> The result is that the recipient get a mail
> with a broken signature.

RT will always be massaging the message when it's sent with a template.
I'm not convinced that it's possible to pass through signatures
unmolested with the current architecture. 

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