banned files inside a tar.gz

Julian Field MailScanner at
Wed Mar 11 12:18:18 GMT 2009

On 10/3/09 23:52, Miguel Angel Nieto wrote:
> Hi,
> 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?
It supports tar but not tar.gz, sorry.
> I have Debian Lenny and the latest version of mailscanner compiled from
> sources.
> Thank you and sorry for my english :)


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