[Dovecot] ACLs are applied recursively to sub mailboxes

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Wed Mar 4 18:19:44 EET 2009

On Wed, 2009-03-04 at 17:01 +0100, Sascha Wilde wrote:
> Hi *,
> The problem is most noticeable when a user shares his INBOX[0][1] with
> others:
> User A sets his INBOX acls to "eilprwtsd"
> Now User B can see _all_ sub mailboxes and sub sub [...] mailboxes and
> their contents of User A:

That shouldn't happen. There's no code for doing recursive ACLs. Sounds
more like a bug somewhere. I'll check it later.

>   * ACL "INBOX" "A at example.com" akxeilprwtscd "B at example.com" eilprwtsd "A at example.com" lrwstipekxacd

A at example.com is there twice?..

>   * LIST (\HasChildren) "/" "user/1 at aztec.intevation.de/foobar"

How does user B see this mailbox's ACLs? Is the mailbox also selectable?

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