[Esd-l] regarding poisoned files...

Howard Lowndes lannet at lannet.com.au
Thu May 23 13:03:01 PDT 2002

On Thu, 23 May 2002, John D. Hardin wrote:

> On Thu, 23 May 2002, Mark_Saunders wrote:
> > It appears that entries in the poisoned file...even though they aren't
> > set up in MANGLE_EXTENSIONS, are being poisoned.
> > Did I miss something?
> Microsoft Office documetns are "special" and are subject to poisoning
> even if they are not being mangled. That's the only exception.

This is confusing and is contrary to the doco.

"The current version of the sanitizer only checks the poisoned filenames
list if the filename extension appears in the MANGLE_EXTENSIONS list.
Filenames whose extensions do not appear in the MANGLE_EXTENSIONS list
cannot be poisoned. This will change in the next major version of the
sanitizer. "

> Can you provide me a sample?
> --
>  John Hardin KA7OHZ    ICQ#15735746    http://www.impsec.org/~jhardin/
>  jhardin at impsec.org                        pgpk -a jhardin at impsec.org
>   768: 0x41EA94F5 - A3 0C 5B C2 EF 0D 2C E5  E9 BF C8 33 A7 A9 CE 76
>  1024: 0xB8732E79 - 2D8C 34F4 6411 F507 136C  AF76 D822 E6E6 B873 2E79
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