bug in Mailscanner 4.60.8-1?

Jorge Costinha jlcostinha at halla.pt
Fri Jun 22 15:34:53 IST 2007

i mean the character:   é

Jorge Costinha wrote:
> this is so bizarre!
> if i send the simplest mail there is with only 1 charater the 
> character: _*é*_   , no attachsments at all. somehow it matches the 
> filetype EXE/COM rules and i get the usual bounce back:
> "Warning: This message has had one or more attachments removed
> Warning: (the entire message).
> Warning: Please read the "HCC-mx-Attachment-Warning.txt" attachment(s) 
> for more information.
> This is a message from the MailScanner E-Mail Virus Protection Service
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> The original e-mail attachment "the entire message"
> 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 Fri Jun 22 11:43:32 2007 the virus scanner said:
> MailScanner: No programs allowed (msg-18164-12.txt)
> Note to Help Desk: Look on the HCC-mx (mx.halla.pt) MailScanner in 
> /var/spool/MailScanner/quarantine/20070622 (message l5MAhVa5021067).
> "
> thank you,
> Jorge

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