Goner-A problems

Darrin Powell dpowell at LSSI.NET
Wed Dec 5 18:38:04 GMT 2001


   I am catching it just fine. I am using Redhat 7.1 operating system
with the latest mailscanner installed. Let me know if I can help any.


On Wed, 2001-12-05 at 12:16, Julian Field wrote:
> 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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