[Esd-l] testvirus.org comprehensiveness

John D. Hardin jhardin at impsec.org
Sat Jul 31 09:46:40 PDT 2004

On Thu, 29 Jul 2004, Smart,Dan wrote:

> Sorry, the correct URL is testvirus.org
> >  -----Original Message-----
> >  
> >  John,
> >  Could you please give me your opinion on the 
> >  comprehensiveness of the testing from virustest.org?  

Looks interesting, but it's not useful to the sanitizer in some cases
as the sanitizer does not scan for virus content, so there are some
attacks it doesn't even try, such as various odd and uncommon ways to
encode attachment filenames.

It did help me catch a few bugs... Thanks!

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