Clamav + Mailscanner: Denial of Service Attack in message
Rainer.Blaes at astrium.eads.net
Fri Oct 1 11:22:01 IST 2010
we are sending during the night some text based notifications to
hundreds of users.
When we enable virus scanning by Clamav 0.96 there are a lot of
messages in the log
Virus Scanning: Denial of Service attack in message
From the list we learnt that this could be (is) a server's resource
setting Virus Scanner Timeout to 600 and/or using clamdscan instead of
in the wrapper script should solve our problem. This we will check in
Only to understand:
Why does Mailscanner has this DOS Attack Protection for OUTGOING mails
what's the reason for, for INCOMING mails it is obvious respectively is
config parameter to stop scanning OUTGOING mails?
Thanks for any hint!
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