[Esd-l] RE: 'F' missing in '^From'

John D. Hardin jhardin at impsec.org
Wed Jun 26 21:50:00 PDT 2002

On Wed, 26 Jun 2002, Peter Warasin wrote:

> on mime-mails and poisoned files.. i had a horrible errormessage
> in the sanitizer logfile (perl-code) and the F of the ^From was
> dropped i think this was procmail because the filter exited
> unsuccessfully because the 2>> $LOGFILE was failed because
> procmail cant write to /var/log/procmail if the /var/log is not
> worldexecutable and the privileges are dropped.
> if the filter exits unsuccessfully the mail will not be filtered
> and all the original data will be passed.. it does pass all the
> text but drops the first character.. probably procmail has a bug
> ??

Thanks for doing that testing. I'll see if I can duplicate it here
over the weekend.

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