[Esa-l]Re: Sircam virus filter

John D. Hardin jhardin at impsec.org
Thu Aug 2 07:24:53 PDT 2001

On Thu, 2 Aug 2001, Floyd Pierce wrote:

> Why is a users mailbox filled up if the messages are poisoned? The
> only mailbox at risk on my system would be mine from the SECURITY
> WARNING messages :-(

Do you have a quarantine defined?

Check the user's procmail logfile to verify that it indeed does say
"poisoning executible file whatever.doc.exe"

What are the permissions on the quarantine file/dir?

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