blocking %00 / %01 exploits with mailscanner?

Julian Field mailscanner at
Tue Jan 20 08:44:01 GMT 2004

At 23:44 19/01/2004, you wrote:
>On Tue, 20 Jan 2004, Jan-Peter Koopmann wrote:
> > >From my point of view: You are. MCP is using the SpamAssassin engine. It
> > is not using the SpamAssassin rules and ist purpose is not to block spam
> > but to filter mails due to their content. It is using only the rules you
> > supply and nothing more.
>According to the mcp documentation
>It implies mcp is only applied to outbound email, not incoming.

It scans everything.

>"The point of Message Content Protection (MCP) is to allow you to write
>rules for scanning the text content of email messages so you can trap
>messages that contain certain numbers of keywords and/or phrases that you
>don't want leaving your company."
>            ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>If this is not the case, then the documentation for MCP is worded badly

Thankyou for putting it so gently. I was trying to phrase it in such a way
that it also gave an example use, lest people are left scratching their
heads wondering "what do I want to do that for?".
Julian Field
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