[Esd-l] Hmmm...Very interesting

Murray Crane mcrane at longbridge.com
Thu Nov 21 02:10:01 PST 2002


On Wed, 20 Nov 2002 15:50:57 -0500, Eric Brosius wrote:

>I'm running sanitizer ver 1.133 and a virus came in today, but it was
>buried in attachments (i.e. nested attachment and the virus was the last
>one).  It was a .mp3 file, so I added *.mp3 to the poisoned-files list
>and tested sending a .mp3 file and it wasn't stopped.  So I added it in
>as a managed attachment.  Why didn't it get stopped??  Thanks for the

You need to add *.mp3 to *both* MANGLE_EXTENSIONS and
POISONED_EXECUTABLES to have them poisoned.  Suffered at the hands of
that one particular problem myself a while back.

If memory serves me, it does mention this "feature" on the sanitizer
web pages.

Kind regards

Murray Crane			Tel: +44 (0)20 7208 5858
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