[Esa-l] attachments being renamed.

Lee Howard faxguy at deanox.com
Tue Feb 13 17:34:06 PST 2001

At 12:51 PM 2/13/01 -0800, John D. Hardin wrote:
>On Tue, 13 Feb 2001, Lee Howard wrote:
>> Do I change the Content-Type line to read?:
>> Content-Type: image/tiff; name="FAX from $info{sender} at $info{received}"
>Add ".tif" onto the end and that would fix it.

Works great now, thanks.

>> >Interesting that you're seeing "default.tif". The sanitizer just
>> >inserts "default" with no extension. Maybe it's not a good defense
>> >against social engineering if the mail client insists on adding an
>> >extension...
>> Hrmmm... I'm using that darn Outlook Express in this particular
>> case.  Does that mean that if the Content-Type line had been
>> something like application/vbs that it would have "gotten around"
>> the sanitizer?
>Maybe - I'd appreciate it if you'd try it and see if it does...

I changed the Content-Type: line to application/vbs and ended up getting no
filename extension at all, the attachement was called "default".  So I
guess there's no apparent hole.  It may be a good idea, however, to look
into the list of extensions that OE will automagically assign to an
attachment based on the Content-Type entry with no filename.

Thanks again.


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