Passworded zip files denied

Chris Stone cstone at AXINT.NET
Tue Oct 11 22:43:21 IST 2005

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On Tuesday 11 October 2005 03:37 pm, Dimitri Yioulos wrote:
> Recently, I had occasion to receive an email with a  password-protected zip
> file attached.  MailScanner wouldn't let that piece of mail through.  I
> looked in filename.rules.conf and filetype.rules.conf, but couldn't see any
> (obvious) rule which was casing this to happen.  Can anyone tell me how to
> allow mail with password-protected zip files to pass unimpeded?

In MailScanner.conf:

# Should archives which contain any password-protected files be allowed?
# Leaving this set to "no" is a good way of protecting against all the
# protected zip files used by viruses at the moment.
# This can also be the filename of a ruleset.
Allow Password-Protected Archives = yes

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