workaround for "file size limit exceeded" messages?

Julian Field mailscanner at
Mon Nov 3 17:58:58 GMT 2003

See the earlier posting

Date:         Mon, 3 Nov 2003 16:06:31 +0100
From: Sebastian Wiesinger <sw at INTERNETX.DE>
Subject: Re: ClamAV Error

MailScanner appears to squeal a bit about the error but does trap the virus.

At 17:38 03/11/2003, you wrote:
>Is there a workaround for "file size limit exceeded" message issue that I'm
>seeing in maillog whenever ClamAV detects either Worm.Mimail.C or Worm.Bics?
>It appears that ClamAV is correctly identifying the virus but that extra
>status message is causing MailScanner to get confused and (I think) letting
>the virus through. I just signed up to the ClamAV mailing list, and at least
>one person is suggesting that this is a MailScanner issue.
>Any workarounds or fixes?
>Chris Yuzik
>chris at
>"Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go
>                 -- Philip K. Dick

Julian Field
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