$filename in reports picking up wrong filename

Martin.Hepworth martinh at solidstatelogic.com
Tue Jun 5 10:35:52 IST 2007


I'd say the message isn't wrong, just not right ;-)

Ie the zip file contains a bad filename of .ocx, but the "original"
attachment is a .zip file so that's correct. Somehow it's needs to say
the zip file contains the unallowed filename .ocx.


Martin Hepworth
Snr Systems Administrator
Solid State Logic
Tel: +44 (0)1865 842300

> -----Original Message-----
> From: mailscanner-bounces at lists.mailscanner.info [mailto:mailscanner-
> bounces at lists.mailscanner.info] On Behalf Of Gareth
> Sent: 05 June 2007 09:42
> To: mailscanner at lists.mailscanner.info
> Subject: $filename in reports picking up wrong filename
> Someone sent us a .ocx file which our system blocked. The inline
> was :-
> Warning: This message has had one or more attachments removed
> (Sources2929.zip, loadingprogramProj1.ocx). Please read the
> "lgdeltd-Attachment-Warning.txt" attachment(s) for more information.
> However the attachment warning contains :-
> This is a message from the MailScanner E-Mail Virus Protection Service
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> The original e-mail attachment "Sources2929.zip"
> is on the list of unacceptable attachments for this site and has been
> replaced by this warning message.
> If you wish to receive a copy of the original attachment, please
> e-mail helpdesk and include the whole of this message
> in your request. Alternatively, you can call them, with
> the contents of this message to hand when you call.
> At Mon Jun  4 06:22:24 2007 the virus scanner said:
>    MailScanner: No programs allowed (loadingprogramProj1.ocx)
> Note to Help Desk: Look on the lgdeltd (mailscanner) MailScanner in
> /var/spool/MailScanner/quarantine/20070604 (message
> You can see from the mailscanner report that the ocx file was the
> problem but the wrong filename is shown earlier.
> Can this be fixed?
> It would be ok if $filename showed both files as it does with the
> warning as that way I can at least reword the warning message.
> I am running mailscanner 4.57.6-1
> Thanks
> Gareth
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