Visible code in emails tagged as dis-armed

Stephen Cox stephencoxmail at
Tue Jul 9 07:59:22 IST 2013

On Thu, Jun 13, 2013 at 10:16 PM, Robert Lopez <rlopezcnm at> wrote:

> A google of the following code will show it is found in a lot of email
> as visible code.
> var WAX = function () { var _arrInputs;
> window.addEventListener('waxSetArr', function(evt)
> {_arrInputs=evt.detail;}); return { getElement: function (i) { return
> _arrInputs[i]; } } }(); function waxGetElement(i) { return
> WAX.getElement(i); }
> In all cases where it has been reported to our service desk it occurs
> in email in which the Subject line of the email has the MailScanner
> generated tag of "{Disarmed} ".
> Before this recent situation I have never before seen any code become
> visible in HTML email which was disarmed by MailScanner.
> Any idea if it is intentionally visible of if it is the side effect of
> a MailScanner bug while processing the web bug?


This may be a bug. Can you please file an issue on github?

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