April 12, 2004
If Unity goes into Unity Message Repository (UMR) mode, subscribers can listen to other subscriber's messages if the first few characters of their aliases match.
The wildcards used in the string for searching for subscriber messages in the MTA is incorrect. That string is contructed using the alias of the subscriber along with some other formatting in order to find the text file portion of the MTA message. With an example Alias of "test", the search string is similar to this...
test*_*_*_*_* The "*" are wildcards and that allows the user with the alias of "test" to have an MTA message iterator containg messages from other example users. testA testB testIShouldNotHearThis
and so on
A simple change to the formatting of the search string should take care of this.
The following behavior is seen on a Unity system for two users configured as "Tom" and "Tomg":
"Tom" can hear voice mails in unityMta directory for "Tomg" and himself.
"Tomg" could only hear his own.
The following files can be used to prevent this behavior from occurring:
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