Allowing .exe files in .zip files
mark at TIPPINGMAR.COM
Tue Aug 17 18:31:58 IST 2004
On 17 Aug 2004 at 18:19, Julian Field wrote:
> At 17:59 17/08/2004, you wrote:
> >On 17 Aug 2004 at 9:45, Rob Poe wrote:
> > > But I found that setting wasn't double uncompressing .zip files (new
> > > viruses seem to be coming as double compressed .zip files)...
> > > >>> mark at TIPPINGMAR.COM 8/16/2004 12:10:35 PM >>>
> > > On 16 Aug 2004 at 10:55, Renata D. Vieira wrote:
> > >
> > > > Does anyone know if it is possible to configure MailScanner to allow
> > > .exe files compressed in .zip
> > > > files?
> > >
> > > You can configure MailScanner so it does not enforce filename checks on
> > > files that are compresed in zipfiles.
> > >
> > > Maximum Archive Depth = 0
> >I know Julian fixed something related to this in the current
> >release. Perhaps it was
> >the problem you mention.
> The problem was with analysing files buried in nested zip files which all
> have the same filename. This problem was highlighted by MyDoom-O.
I assume that
Maximum Archive Depth = 0
only tells MailScanner not to consider filename rules in the zip file. It still unzips as
many layers are needed to scan for viruses, correct?
Mark W. Nienberg, SE
Tipping Mar + associates
1906 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704
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