Klez Virus get Passed !

Martin Sapsed m.sapsed at BANGOR.AC.UK
Tue Apr 30 10:08:49 IST 2002

Michael Chan wrote:
>        All the exe , pif , scr , com has been stopped by the MailScanner
> without any problem , but today the virus "Klez" virus pass the checking of
> MailScanner , I found this is the raw data of the message :
> Content-Type: audio/x-midi ;
>         name=Product Catalogue(1).scr
> Content-Transfer-Encoding: base64
> Content-ID: <Wi1Ny441h56355a>
>     I know this is the problem of "outlook express" which automatically
> execute the attachment in the message , but can I stop it using MailScanner
> ?

Is this because the copy of klez is actually embedded in an HTML
attachment? Which virus scanner do you use?



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