Virus-Warning mail does not reach recipient.

Julian Field mailscanner at
Wed Nov 26 13:49:23 GMT 2003

At 21:44 25/11/2003, you wrote:
>Hi Julian & Co,
>I just noticed something strange. My settings:
>Notify Senders = yes
>Notify Senders Of Viruses = no
>Notify Senders Of Blocked Filenames Or Filetypes = yes
>Notify Senders Of Other Blocked Content = yes
>Never Notify Senders Of Precedence = list bulk
>Deliver Disinfected Files = yes
>Silent Viruses = Klez Yaha-E Bugbear Braid-A WinEvar Sobig Swen Gibe
>Still Deliver Silent Viruses = no
>Then I fooled around a bit with messages with single-part MIME and
>base64 encoded body that contained an exe.
>The good thing: All bodies were caught due to filetype.rules.conf.
>But: While the administrator and the sender received warning mails, I
>(the recipient) have not. This is probably because since the base64
>block was blocked the mail that could have been sent to me would have
>had an empty body and a VirusWarning.txt as attachment. Still: That is
>what I would have expected.
>Is this a bug or a feature?

Undocumented feature? :)
Julian Field
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