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cpanel bug deleted all my email accounts

Discussion in 'E-mail Discussion' started by jcorreia, Feb 20, 2009.

  1. jcorreia

    jcorreia Well-Known Member

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    Hi,
    I´ve come across a bug(?) and trying to solve that I run into a bigger one and deleted all my email accounts.

    The problem is that a mysterious email account appeared in cpanel (in http:....../frontend/x3/mail/pops.html), this account had only the domain and no user like this '@example.com'.
    I thought that was strange and decided to delete it. After I deleted it in cpanel(
    Code:
    https://........./frontend/x3/mail/dodelpop.html?redirectdomain=&email=john&domain=example.com
    ), it trow an error (sorry didn´t saw what it said), and all my 29 emails accounts disapparead !!
    I´ve logged off in cpanel and logged in again and the accounts were there again..Or so I thought..I´ve checked on server file system and I didn´t had mail folder :( It delete all my accounts, although in web interface they were there.

    There are here 2 issues here :

    1. the mysterious email @example.com, and how it appeared in cpanel

    2. I think that the email deletion in cpanel, is accepting wildcards, because after I deleted the account @example.com , all the email accounts were gone. Please check and fix at least this and don+t allow wildcard email deletion. I think you are allowing email parameter in this url to be null
    Code:
    https://............/frontend/x3/mail/dodelpop.html?redirectdomain=&email=john&domain=example.com
    probably, when it deleted all the accounts the url was
    Code:
    https://............/frontend/x3/mail/dodelpop.html?redirectdomain=&email=&domain=example.com
    Thanks
     
  2. cPanelKenneth

    cPanelKenneth cPanel Development
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    Thank you. I've reported the matter to our developers so it can be fixed.
     
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  3. jcorreia

    jcorreia Well-Known Member

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    glad to help :)
     
  4. cPanelKenneth

    cPanelKenneth cPanel Development
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    This issue is fixed in EDGE, CURRENT and RELEASE builds 34382 and higher.
     
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