[Esd-l] Security Warning Message as Attachment

daniel lance herrick dan.herrick at pbs.proquest.com
Wed Oct 16 18:53:01 PDT 2002

Doesn't the Sanitizer report belong in an
X-Sanitizer: header? Even OutLook is willing to do
its mail sorting on the basis of the content of
headers. The Subject: header is not a suitable
place for more than a flag.


On Wed, 16 Oct 2002, aaz wrote:

> piggybacking on his question. How can we have the SECURITY NOTICE text
> appear in the subject (modified) rather or in addition to the attatchment
> name. Then our users can create filters in their client programs.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Mike McCandless" <michael at prismbiz.com>
> To: <esd-l at spconnect.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, October 16, 2002 5:36 AM
> Subject: [Esd-l] Security Warning Message as Attachment
> > This is my first post to the list, and I'm hoping that Sanitizer 'how
> > to' questions are in scope for discussion.
> >
> > I am stripping "questionable" file types, e.g. *.exe, *.dll, etc. and
> > have left the standard security message for stripped files in place.
> > For emails that are sent in an HTML format, matching the stripped file
> > list, it appears the Security Warning message is getting added as an
> > attachment (Security Warning.txt) and is not in the main body of the
> > message. This has caused some confusion with the user community.
> >
> > Is the normal behavior or have I screwed something up?
> >
> > P.S.  The files that are supposed to be getting stripped are.

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