Certain Mail Messages Fail to Import

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This warning shows up in the log file:

2009-12-19 10:17:00,803 WARN [DefaultQuartzScheduler_Worker-2] [atlassian.confluence.mail.DefaultMailContentManager] storeIncomingMail Could not store mail message Expected ';', got ","
javax.mail.internet.ParseException: Expected ';', got ","
	at javax.mail.internet.ParameterList.<init>(ParameterList.java:281)
	at javax.mail.internet.ContentDisposition.<init>(ContentDisposition.java:100)
	at javax.mail.internet.MimeBodyPart.getDisposition(MimeBodyPart.java:1085)
	at javax.mail.internet.MimeBodyPart.getDisposition(MimeBodyPart.java:318)
	at com.atlassian.mail.MailUtils.getBodyFromMultipart(MailUtils.java:469)


Some mail messages may contain SMIME signature that does not follow RFC 2183 convention and contains header like this:

Content-Disposition: attachment;
	creation-date=Wed, 23 Sep 2009 15:07:22 GMT;
	modification-date=Wed, 09 Dec 2009 16:17:06 GMT;

In this case the creation-date and modification-date fields are not encapsulated in quotes.


The problem is caused by the program that creates the SMIME signature. If RFC 2183 is followed, the header should have the dates encapsulated in quotes:

Content-Disposition: attachment;
creation-date="Wed, 23 Sep 2009 15:07:22 GMT";
modification-date="Wed, 09 Dec 2009 16:17:06 GMT";

Last modified on Mar 30, 2016

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