.wmf vulnerability

Thu Dec 29 18:56:56 GMT 2005

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Thank you. I didn't realize the allow rules worked that way, though I 
should have! .. more coffee!

Kevin Miller wrote:
> Ken A wrote:
>> Thanks Wess, I do understand that, but what I'm wondering about is the
>> strings returned by the file command are based on
>> /usr/share/file/magic, which reports things like perl and shell
>> scripts as executable - so they are blocked in the default
>> filetype.rules.conf. I don't want to treat them the same as a windows
>> metafile hiding as some innocent .txt file. 
>> Does anyone has a real world filetype.rules.conf file that is a bit
>> more permissive than the default, but still catches the windows junk.
> In my (default) filetype.rules.conf the first four lines are:
> allow   text            -                       -
> allow   script          -                       -
> allow   archive         -                       -
> allow   postscript      -                       -
> The second should allow perl and shell scripts through.  I just sent
> myself a bash script, and a .pl file and they came through just fine.
> HTH...
> ...Kevin

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