tons of infected files getting though???
mailscanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Thu Jan 29 11:24:53 GMT 2004
If someone can find one of the troublesome messages, and wrap it up in a
password-protected zip file and mail it to me (not the list!), I will take
a look and see if there is a simple solution to this one.
At 11:23 29/01/2004, you wrote:
>I'm no Perl expert so can't hack MIME-Tools to work properly but I wish
>We see the same problems here.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: MailScanner mailing list [mailto:MAILSCANNER at JISCMAIL.AC.UK]On
> > Behalf Of Robert Richard Wallace
> > Sent: 29 January 2004 10:38
> > To: MAILSCANNER at JISCMAIL.AC.UK
> > 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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