Blank Email Messages

Scott Silva ssilva at SGVWATER.COM
Tue Feb 8 18:44:24 GMT 2005

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Kurt Bishop wrote:
> I have tried changing the webbugs and script entries below to yes with no success.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Greg Deputy <greg at BLASTZONE.COM>
> Date:         Tue, 8 Feb 2005 08:47:14
> Subject: Re: Blank Email Messages
> This appears to be the same issue I reported on yesterday
>>For example, I received a message the was blank except for
>>the last line of the sender's signature.  When doing a View
>>Source on the message, I could see that the HTML version of
>>the message had been reduced to only include what I could see
>>on screen.  However, the plain text version of the message
>>was completely intact as the sender had written it.
>>Similarly, my text-based mail client received a copy of this
>>message which contained the entire message body as expected.
>>The mail server logs showed the following entry when the
>>message passed through:
>>Feb  6 05:27:26 mail MailScanner[26382]: Content Checks:
>>Detected and will disarm HTML message in j16ARH09027988
> Just dug through the logs on one of the reported blank emails from a
> customer, found the same thing:
> Feb  5 11:35:08 mx MailScanner[28376]: Content Checks: Detected and will
> disarm HTML message in 3FB3416F679
>>Here's a quick summary of our environment:
>>OS: Fedora Core 3
>>Kernel: 2.6.9-1.681_FC3
>>MailScanner: 4.36.4-1
>>Sendmail: 8.13.1-2
>>SpamAssassin: 3.0.1-0.FC3
> I'm running similar, FC 2, postfix 2.1.5 instead of sendmail, etc
>>These are the only MailScanner.conf entries I could find
>>mentioning "disarm":
> Hmm, I might try turning off some of those settings to see if it
> eliminates the problem.  Hopefully Julian will have some input once he's
> back online.
Try turning off Phishing for a while. I seem to remember something about
that in the last few days.

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