[Esd-l] False Positives on "Windows Executable" signature tests

John D. Hardin jhardin at impsec.org
Wed Feb 25 06:35:59 PST 2004

On Tue, 24 Feb 2004, John D. Hardin wrote:

> Marcela Doniov sez:
> >
> > procmail sanitizer 1.139 move e-mail with *.doc to quarantine why?
> {snip}
> > procmail: Score: 2147483647 2147483647 "LnJkYXRhAA"
> > procmail: Executing " formail -A "X-Content-Security: [$HOST] NOTIFY" \
> >   -A "X-Content-Security: [$HOST] QUARANTINE" \
> >   -A "X-Content-Security: [$HOST] REPORT: Trapped Windows executable attachment""

I have reduced the chances of this and related tests generating false

If you are getting a lot of false-positive "Windows Executable" hits,
you may want to grab the current dev snapshot and see if it fixes your
problem. If you do this, please give me some feedback.

I apologize for the inconvenience this has caused anyone.

 John Hardin KA7OHZ    ICQ#15735746    http://www.impsec.org/~jhardin/
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