[Esd-l] regarding poisoned files...

Mark_Saunders Mark_Saunders at piucorp.com
Thu May 23 13:06:01 PDT 2002

Sure. The filename extension used was "dot".
This is a Microsoft Word Template file. Really, it's a doc with a dot
I fail to understand why dot would be used instead of doc, but I do see it

"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.
> Can you provide me a sample?
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>   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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