Filetype Checks: No executables on Greek Emails
Nikolaos.Pavlidis at beds.ac.uk
Wed Mar 27 08:43:47 GMT 2013
Many thanks for your reply Steve,
As per your request:
[root at smtp1 r2JAPluH011324]# file *
dfr2JAPluH011324: ASCII text
qfr2JAPluH011324: Non-ISO extended-ASCII text, with very long lines
From: mailscanner-bounces at lists.mailscanner.info [mailto:mailscanner-bounces at lists.mailscanner.info] On Behalf Of Steve Freegard
Sent: 25 March 2013 08:59
To: mailscanner at lists.mailscanner.info
Subject: Re: Filetype Checks: No executables on Greek Emails
On 22/03/13 15:09, Nikolaos Pavlidis wrote:
> [root at smtp1 r2JAPluH011324]# file -i *
> dfr2JAPluH011324: text/plain; charset=us-ascii
> qfr2JAPluH011324: text/plain; charset=unknown
Run the same command without the '-i' as a different magic set is used.
MailScanner runs both 'file' and 'file -i', so I suspect the former is returning 'executable' whilst the latter is not.
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