[Esd-l] Poison Files

John D. Hardin jhardin at impsec.org
Wed Jan 22 22:05:01 PST 2003

On Mon, 20 Jan 2003, Scott Taylor wrote:

> Strange, I don't remember having to mess with the MANGLE list
> before, except when mail is coming from in-house so .doc and .xls
> don't get mangled.  Is this new for this version, or is my brain
> damaged?  Been working too hard maybe?

Nope. The original design was to mangle executable attachments by
filename extension. That grew into giving the option to poison
specific executable filenames, then strip specific executable
filenames, hence the relationship between MANGLE and POISON/STRIP.

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