tons of infected files getting though???

Randal, Phil prandal at HEREFORDSHIRE.GOV.UK
Thu Jan 29 11:23:02 GMT 2004

I'm no Perl expert so can't hack MIME-Tools to work properly but I wish
someone would.

We see the same problems here.


Phil Randal
Network Engineer
Herefordshire Council
Hereford, UK

> -----Original Message-----
> From: MailScanner mailing list [mailto:MAILSCANNER at JISCMAIL.AC.UK]On
> Behalf Of Robert Richard Wallace
> Sent: 29 January 2004 10:38
> Subject: Re: tons of infected files getting though???
> Where I work we have been using MailScanner coupled with
> Sophos and some of
> the attachments still get through. Maybe Julian can confirm this but I
> believe MailScanner pulls the mail apart into attachments using the
> MIME-tools and this is where the problem is occuring as it
> cant detect the
> attachment.
> Juju is  MIME and i believe uudecoder it was written in plain
> ANSI C from
> what i can tell. NOTE Programming aint really my area. The
> code is licensed
> under the GPL so we can modify it if need be, if anyone feels
> it would be
> worth it.
> If anyone wants a copy then email me and i will send it to
> you, as i cant
> find it on any webpages these days. Not much need for utils
> that decode
> attachments from mail when everyones got decent Mail Clients.
> >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
> Chris wrote:>
> So, the question is: is our problem with some of these emails
> related to
> MailScanner or ClamAV or ???
> I'm not familiar with "juju". Is this something that can be accessed
> from Perl?

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