[Esd-l] Procmail Sanitizer local rule for SoBig .ZIP worm

John D. Hardin jhardin at impsec.org
Fri Jun 27 12:52:00 PDT 2003

On Fri, 27 Jun 2003, Smart,Dan wrote:

> I reading the syntax for the poisoned and stripped, the "." is
> replaced by the "?" operator.  Is there an operator the 0 or 1
> instance function of the normal "?" operator?

No, sorry, that's lost during the conversion.

> Also, you have *.exe in the poisoned list, but also have specific
> entries like *.[a-z][a-z][a-z0-9].exe and amateurs.exe.  Isn't
> that redundant. Won't *.exe catch anything ending in .exe?

It is, but somebody who grabs the sample list but does not want to
poison all .EXE files can delete that link and still have a list of
known attacks.

These days it's kinda pointless, I agree.

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