FixMaliciousSubjects is cutting legim Subject lines.

Julian Field mailscanner at
Wed Feb 4 16:12:13 GMT 2004

What is it reducing them to? I can't see anything in the code snippet that
would touch the sample subject line you gave.

At 15:25 04/02/2004, you wrote:
>Hi Julian.
>I have found that the FixMaliciousSubjects sub in is cutting
>of non-exploit subject lines. These mails are sent from Lotus Notes server.
>I have not seen this happening when receiving mail from other servers.
>Here is a header-snip of one such email:
>From: yy at
><OF5E723B86.F88E8AE4-ON00256E2F.0034C5CC-00256E2F.0034FB02 at LocalDomain>
>Subject: Re: WinCABAS:
>  =?iso-8859-1?Q?Bifei=F0averkst=E6=F0i_=C1rna_G=EDslasonar_hf=2C_MV128-02?=
>  =?us-ascii?Q?=2E=2E?= =?iso-8859-1?Q?=ED__cabas=2C_G=F3l?=
>To: xx at
>I have disabled these three lines in to let these subjects
>through, but a more elegant soulution would be nice :)
>#  $newsubject =~ s/\s{20,}.*\..{1,4}\s*$//; # Delete file extensions at end
>of filename
>#  $newsubject =~ s/\s*$//g;
>#  $newsubject =~ s/\s{20,}//g;
>Thanks in advance !
>Sveinn G. Gunnarsson
>UNIX Specialist
>Og Vodafone
>Sidumuli 28
>108 Reykjavik

Julian Field
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