test virus problem

Julian Field mailscanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Fri Sep 10 11:40:22 IST 2004

At 21:14 09/09/2004, you wrote:
>At 12:10 PM 9/9/2004, Richard Brown wrote:
>>A search would have told you that there have been plenty posts about
>>testvirus.org. Try this post, although it does appear that they've
>>changed the numbering of their tests.
>That particular post isn't a particularly good refute of testvirus.org's
>claims. Julian tested it with Eudora, as did I, but testvirus.org claims
>Outlook clients can open it.
>Is there any evidence which specifically contradicts the claim that Outlook
>can parse these messages? Clearly testing Eudora isn't a good method of
>dismissing claims Outlook is vulnerable.
>I've been searching the archives extensively and have not found a post that
>addresses the issue with anything more specific than Julian's post above.
>Nearly all questions regarding this since Julian's post have been responded
>to with "It's not an issue, search the archives" replies.

There is some work going on right now to hopefully fix this. We just have
to iron out all the bugs in the new MIME code.
Julian Field
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