clamd and tnef error?

Paul housey at
Tue Sep 14 14:13:23 IST 2010

On 14/09/2010 13:34, Peter Bonivart wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 14, 2010 at 1:09 PM, Martin Hepworth<maxsec at>  wrote:
>> Paul
>> 1)make sure the clamav user can see all the way down to
>> /var/spool/MailScanner/incoming.
>> 2) see if using the intneral tnef expander works any better.
> I tried the internal one and that stopped the error messages. I could
> have opened up the permissions more but that felt...wrong. :-)
> Something weird also happened with TNEF replacing that I have used for
> a long time. Meetings and other mail containing formatting like tables
> were received without formatting which caused some grief among my
> users so I had to switch off the replacing. We're looking into
> removing the RTF-option in Outlook now.

I've switched to the internal tnef expander and there are no errors.

My guess would be the external tnef expander creates its temp files 
without the permissions for clamav to read them?

I had a look at the source but couldn't figure it out.



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