BETA TESTERS WANTED: Re: [Esa-l] TNEF encoding a "big gaping hole?" :)

John D. Hardin jhardin at
Sat Nov 11 09:36:04 PST 2000

On Sun, 5 Nov 2000, Bjarni Runar Einarsson wrote:

> Anyway, according to Microsoft's web site winmail.dat files or
> application/ms-tnef files can contain all sorts of evil stuff,
> including complete attachments.  So I'm advising people to put
> winmail.dat on their blacklists - and if John agrees and hasn't
> already, he should consider mangling the MIME type as well, since
> it may suffice even without the file name.

I have added code to strip TNEF attachments from messages. Does
anybody want to beta test it?

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