MailScanner: Found dangerous Object Codebase/Data tag in HTML message

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Fri Oct 28 21:05:08 IST 2005

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I had a user that wanted to receive a newletter, but it was being blocked.
Looking through the archives I found what I need to do to take care of
this problem.  I edited MailScanner.conf and changed to:

Allow Object Codebase Tags = /etc/MailScanner/rules/object.code.rules

The contents of object.code.rules:

# This file is to allow Object Codebase Tags from APPROVED domains.
# This next line gives an example of how you might enable this option for
# a frequent customer of yours.
#From:	yes
From:	yes

# Under no circumstances should this be changed to "yes".
FromOrTo:	default			no

I stopped MailScanner, and sendmail,  did a ps -ef | grep ail to make
sure MailScanner and sendmail did in fact stop. Then started
MailScanner again.  I am trying to release the message to the user,
but it continues to be blocked.  What am i missing?  I went into
/var/spool/MailScanner/archives/%date%/%files% and tried to open them
in a browser but they are garbled up.  What do I need to do in order
to get this newsletter to the user?


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