Eicar signature in the subject line

Adam Polkosnik ap at HPI.COM
Wed Jul 16 02:44:28 IST 2003

Matt Kettler wrote:

> At 03:36 PM 7/15/2003 -0400, Adam Polkosnik wrote:
>> Just as I was updating my mail system and started to do some testing
>> I've noticed that an e-mail with eicar signature in the subject line was
>> able to pass through (without any problem) my mailserver equipped with
>> Mailscanner and ClamAv.
>> Would anyone like to comment on this one?
> My comment "Yeah, it works as it should, so what's the issue?"
Are you trying to say that by design the Subject line is excluded from
being scanned?

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