Problem with MIME multipart/related

Julian Field MailScanner at
Tue Mar 14 16:11:44 GMT 2006

Please post a zip of a complete message, so we can give it a try.

On 14 Mar 2006, at 15:51, shuttlebox wrote:

> I have a problem with mail sent from some kind of medical appliance. I
> get a "Could not analyze message" report and the message gets
> quarantined. This is the only log line from MailScanner:
> Mar 13 13:50:21 ajax MailScanner[25733]: Saved entire message to
> /queues/MailScanner/quarantine/20060313/k2DCoIjU028388
> The message passes a Sendmail server before it so the problem must be
> related to MS having problems unpacking the MIME structure. I called
> the company and they were pretty much clueless but admitted that other
> customers had varying problems looking at the mails. They contain HTML
> with image tags and some customers saw it properly and others only saw
> the text and no images.
> This is the last part of the qf-file. Is it the two semicolons after
> multipart/related that is the problem (syntax error) or doesn't MS
> support this content type? I don't know how common it is.
> H??X-Mailer: CytoMailer1.0
> H??MIME-Version: 1.0
> H??Content-Type: multipart/related;;
>      boundary=WC_MAIL_PaRt_BoUnDaRy_05151998
> .

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