Filetypes and filenames not being checked
mailscanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Wed Jul 26 21:13:58 IST 2006
Can anyone else reproduce this behaviour?
I sure can't :-(
> DAve wrote:
>> DAve wrote:
>>> Good morning,
>>> I have just had a user bring to my attention that since I upgraded to
>>> 4.54.x we are no longer stopping filenames with double suffixes or
>>> banned suffixes.
>>> I tried a test and sure enough two files went right through,
>>> test.svx.doc and test.scr. I double checked my conf files and
>>> everything looks good, mailscanner --lint shows no errors.
>>> I haven't changed anything in the conf file except to add MailWatch.
>>> I went through the change log and docs and didn't see anything that I
>>> thought would affect me.
>>> Has there been a change in how the filename.rules.conf files work?
>> Hmm, double checked the filename.rules.conf and filetype.rules.conf
>> and they looked fine (yes, tabs not spaces).
>> Just on a whim I changed the MailScanner.conf to
>> Filename Rules = %rules-dir%/user.filename.rules
>> #Filename Rules = %etc-dir%/filename.rules.conf
>> Then created %rules-dir%/user.filename.rules as
>> # Default, disallow for all others
>> To: default
>> From: default
>> And filename.deny.rules.conf is a copy of a fresh filename.rules.conf
>> from the install source.
>> Still test.svx.doc gets through as does test.scr. mailscanner --lint
>> still shows no issues.
>> I tried to run in debug mode but I got no unusual output. So I stopped
>> MailScanner and called with the debug switch with no change. Is there
>> a way to run in debug and output to the terminal?
> Well, I've tried using full paths in the Filename Rules = ,
> Filename Rules = /usr/local/etc/MailScanner/rules/user.filename.rules
> I've tried adding a file suffix to Deny Filenames =
> Deny Filenames = \.scr$ \.com$ \.pif$ \.exe$ \.cab$ \.ico$
> Nothing works, test.scr just flies right through. I'm pretty much left
> with reinstall on all my servers unless I can find a way to see what is
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