[Esa-l] Double clicking on innocent looking files may be dangerous (fwd)

John D. Hardin jhardin at wolfenet.com
Thu Apr 19 21:23:25 PDT 2001

On Thu, 19 Apr 2001, John D. Hardin wrote:

> If the file extension is certain CLSID e.g.:
> testhta.txt.{3050F4D8-98B5-11CF-BB82-00AA00BDCE0B}

WARNING: DO NOT simply add "{[-0-9a-f]+}" to your MANGLE_EXTENSIONS.
If you do, and one of these attachments comes through, the sanitizer
will go into an infinite loop trying to defang it.

1.130 will handle these extensions properly.

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 1024: 0xB8732E79 - 2D8C 34F4 6411 F507 136C  AF76 D822 E6E6 B873 2E79
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