[Esd-l] ok attachment filenames are modified

John D. Hardin jhardin at impsec.org
Tue Jan 29 14:38:00 PST 2002

On Tue, 29 Jan 2002, Jeff Tolley wrote:

> Any attachment seems to have it's filename modified. i.e. if I
> mail an attachment called blah.xls (which i do not want to filter
> out), they do receive it, but it's renamed something like
> blah34.xls. As far as I can tell, the numbers are random, but do
> increment. If I tried to email the .xls file again, the number is
> always higher.

The sanitizer should not modify filenames in that manner. Have you
changed the sanitizer itself?

Does the log say anything about mangling the filename?

> Files that match the stripped file do get stripped.

They also have to appear in the MANGLE extensions list. That is a
design limitation of the current sanitizer code.

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