XFOR: SMTPSVC May Display BCC Addresses on Outgoing Messages

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This article applies to Microsoft Mail Server. Microsoft CommercialInternet System (MCIS) 2.0 SMTPSVC running on a Windows NT 4.0 SP3 computerfails to strip the BCC information for outgoing SMTP messages.
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows NT 4.0 or Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in theMicrosoft Knowledge Base:
152734 How to Obtain the Latest Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack

Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in Microsoft CommercialInternet System version 2.0. This problem was first corrected in Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 4.0 and Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition Service Pack 4.
Most e-mail clients hide the BCC information when a message is submitted;however, there are a few clients that do not hide this information.Therefore, in a few cases there is the potential for the MCIS 2.0 IMS tosend messages containing the BCC address information when the MCIS 2.0server resides on a Windows NT 4.0 SP3 computer.
mcis NT4 SP3 SP4

Article ID: 194850 - Last Review: 10/10/2013 22:38:57 - Revision: 3.1

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