No programs allowed

Martin.Hepworth martinh at
Tue Feb 12 11:04:56 GMT 2008


This is a problem with the file command getting confused with non English 'text' attachments.

Latest beta has some things in it to help with this.

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

> -----Original Message-----
> From: mailscanner-bounces at [mailto:mailscanner-
> bounces at] On Behalf Of AlxFrag
> Sent: 12 February 2008 10:58
> To: MailScanner discussion
> Subject: Re: No programs allowed
> --[ UxBoD ]-- wrote:
> 	----- "AlxFrag" <alxfrag at> <mailto:alxfrag at>
> wrote:
> 		Hi all,
> 		I have a strange problem with mailscanner. I've configured it
> so as
> 		text
> 		files are allowed. A few of my users send emails but they are
> blocked
> 		by
> 		mailscanner.
> 		Mailscanner says:
> 		No programs allowed (msg-22222-12).
> 		These emails have no attachments. A few of these emails are
> generated
> 		by
> 		moodle php scripts and they contain greek characters.
> 		Any ideas?
> 		Thanks in advance,
> 		Alexandros
> 	find the message in your quarantine and run 'file' against it.  Post
> what that reports please ...
> 	Regards,
> i've found the quarantined email. It consists of two files called message
> and msg-5716-14.txt:
> message: RFC 822 mail text
> msg-5716-14.txt: PARIX executable

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