filename extension (exe)?

Nerijus Baliunas nerijus at USERS.SOURCEFORGE.NET
Thu Nov 21 21:05:29 GMT 2002

On Thu, 21 Nov 2002 16:44:52 +0000 Julian Field <mailscanner at ECS.SOTON.AC.UK> wrote:

> At 16:12 21/11/2002, you wrote:
> >Is there a reason why .exe extension filenames are not denied?  I notice the
> >filenames file denies .bat, .cmd, .scr, etc... but not .exe.  Is there a
> >particular reason for this?  Thanks.
> Feel free to add it. I originally hoped that people would customise that
> file for their own site policy, it appears now that hardly anyone changes
> my defaults :-)

I suggest including it into filename.rules.conf, but commented out by default,
then someone will not forget about it. And please include .com (banned by
default) also, as the same viruses which use .scr and .pif use .com also.


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