Non permitted file endings attached to "Text Only" Outlook e-mails

Mike Walker mike at
Fri Apr 26 13:59:37 IST 2002

This is still causing a problem - any body got any ideas? :o(

Has anybody else experienced this problem?

"VBS scripts or non permitted file endings, when attached to an MS
Outlook "Text only" e-mail get through to the recipient with the
attachment in tact! If you switch to "HTML" and send again the
attachment is stripped and the appropriate VirusWarning.txt is added as
an attachment.

In "Text Only" mode Mailscanner is identifying the message as an
undesirable packet as the sender and the server postmaster are both
notified that a virus was sent and detected.

Anybody got a fix?

Mike Walker

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