Goner-A problems

Julian Field jkf at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Wed Dec 5 17:16:43 GMT 2001

MailScanner seems to be having some problems catching the Goner-A virus. On
my systems it appears to miss it, so presumably the MIME decoding is
failing to work properly on it.

Until I manage to find the cause and publish the fix, I strongly advise you
to warn your users about this problem.

Sorry about this, it's the first time it has happened and I will try to
find a fix as fast as I can. Anyone else who wants to join the bug hunt is
welcome to try too! I have already contacted the author of the MIME-tools
module to see if he responds with any ideas.

Sorry again folks :-(

If you have managed to catch it, I would be very interested to hear exactly
what versions of the MIME-tools module you are using. It may be a bug only
present in some versions.
Julian Field                Teaching Systems Manager
jkf at ecs.soton.ac.uk         Dept. of Electronics & Computer Science
Tel. 023 8059 2817          University of Southampton
                             Southampton SO17 1BJ

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