Txt file considered as program?

Thiago Henrique thenrique at gmail.com
Fri Jan 4 13:48:44 GMT 2008

I have the same problem where. When i check the .txt file generated by
Outoolk in reply of some messages this return "DOS executable (COM)".

morpheus quarantine # file ./20080104/1A48799ACB.89983/msg-2327-60.txt
./20080104/1A48799ACB.89983/msg-2327-60.txt: DOS executable (COM)

On Jan 4, 2008 9:45 AM, Ricky Boone <ricky.boone at gmail.com> wrote:

> Budi Febrianto wrote:
> > The attachment is text file, I can open it from mailwatch.
> > I'm not sure why MailScanner detected as program.
> Are you able to log into the MailScanner server at the shell?  If so,
> try running the `file` command against the message and attachments that
> are getting blocked.  If memory serves, that's what MailScanner is doing
> as well, so you should be able to see what kind of file in better detail
> MailScanner thinks it is.
> For example:
> file /var/spool/MailScanner/quarantine/DATE_HERE/MESSAGE_ID_HERE/*
> (with DATE_HERE and MESSAGE_ID_HERE replaced with the appropriately
> logged info)
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