gfi virus/exploits test (fwd)

Robin M. robin at PRIMUS.CA
Wed Nov 26 14:34:28 GMT 2003

On Wed, 26 Nov 2003, Jan-Peter Koopmann wrote:
> I already reported this in-depth to Julian and I am afraid there is
> nothing much he can do about it. The error lies in Outlook. Outlook
> chooses to decode the single-part MIME bas64 body and due to a certain
> combination of Headers it also chooses to create an attachment. And at
> least Outlook 2003 then takes the subject as filename and attaches
> ".dat" to it. Since the subject is very long, ".dat" is cut off.
I tested this using a webmail client and the attachment was executed and
the vbscript was executed.

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