[Esa-l] *.jpg.vbs: TEXT/PLAIN attachments not caught?

John D. Hardin jhardin at wolfenet.com
Tue Feb 13 12:49:17 PST 2001

On Tue, 13 Feb 2001, Mark Tiramani wrote:

> Everything is OK if a binary attachment with a *.jpg.vbs is sent.
> It is quarantined as a poisoned executable. However, if a (fake)
> text-file attachment, *.jpg.vbs, is sent using Pegasus with
> default settings the mime-type for the attachment is set as
> Content-Type: TEXT/PLAIN. Version 1.127 of the filter then does
> not generate any security warnings or log messages even with
> *.vb[se] and the globs in the poisoned executables file.

iPlease gzip a copy of the sample message and send it to me. I'd like
to see why this is happening.


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