File attachments

sandrews at sandrews at
Thu Aug 24 13:35:09 IST 2006

This comes from /etc/MailScanner/filename.rules.conf, no? 

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From: mailscanner-bounces at
[mailto:mailscanner-bounces at] On Behalf Of Colin
Sent: Thursday, August 24, 2006 6:04 AM
To: MailScanner discussion
Subject: File attachments

Just thinking ... maybe this is a ClamAV issue rather than MailScanner?

This is what the user is getting:

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From: "MailScanner" <postmaster at>
Date: Thu, 24 Aug 2006 09:37:01 +0100
To: bren at
Subject: Warning: E-mail viruses detected

Our e-mail content detector has just been triggered by a message you
  To: peter.astley-sparke at
  Subject: Re:Desktop icons
  Date: Thu Aug 24 09:36:59 2006

One or more of the attachments (desktop 16 x 16.ico, desktop 32x32.ico,
desktop 32x32-1.ico, desktop 16 x 16-1.ico) are on the list of
unacceptable attachments for this site and will not have been delivered.

Consider renaming the files to avoid this constraint.

The virus detector said this about the message:
Report: Report: Possible buffer overflow in Windows (desktop 16 x
Report: Possible buffer overflow in Windows (desktop 32x32.ico)
Report: Possible buffer overflow in Windows (desktop 32x32-1.ico)
Report: Possible buffer overflow in Windows (desktop 16 x 16-1.ico)

Email Virus Scanner
Mainline Internet Services Limited

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