BUG: File's not renamed when caught with the file extension checker

Andrew Hoying andrewh at CQG.COM
Sat Oct 20 23:13:53 IST 2001

This seems to have fixed the problem, thank you.

Andrew Hoying

----- Original Message -----
From: "Julian Field" <jkf at ECS.SOTON.AC.UK>
Sent: Saturday, October 20, 2001 5:36 AM
Subject: Re: BUG: File's not renamed when caught with the file extension

> At 19:13 19/10/2001, you wrote:
> >I apologize if this has been mentioned before, but I am new to this list.
> >During my testing of MailScanner 2.53-1 I've noticed that if I send a
> >through with the name test.vbs or test.jpg.vgs, which does not actually
> >contain a virus, it does get quarantined, but the mail is sent on to the
> >user with the virus warning named test.vbs or test.jpg.vbs. If I edit
> >file, I see the correct message, but of course people can't double click
> >message to view it.
> I have just tested this feature, and it appears to be working as intended.
> I mailed myself a file containing a (harmless) online1.htm.vbs file, and
> the attachment in the received message was correctly named
> I would have to suspect the version of the MIME-tools perl module you are
> using. I recommend that you use exactly the version that is posted on my
> web site at
>          http://www.sng.ecs.soton.ac.uk/mailscanner/install/perl.shtml
> as there are many "ropey" versions of that module.
> --
> 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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