banned files inside a tar.gz

Miguel Angel Nieto correo at
Tue Mar 10 23:52:47 GMT 2009


If I send a .exe file inside a zip or rar, mailscanner detect it as a
Banned Content (why not banned filename? lower priority?).

But when I compress a exe file inside a tar.gz file, mailscanner dont
look inside the file and the .exe didn't get banned. Do mailscanner
support tar.gz checks?

I have Debian Lenny and the latest version of mailscanner compiled from

Thank you and sorry for my english :)

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