[Esd-l] .md file

Simon Matthews simon at paxonet.com
Fri Mar 5 17:49:24 PST 2004


At 05:00 PM 3/5/04 -0800, John D. Hardin wrote:
>(thought: should the sanitizer now start scanning .tgz and recognize
>.gz files too? WinZip groks them, so they might conceivably be an
>attack vector soon...)

Winzip does, but I don't think WinXP does (remember that WinXP can open zip 
files natively), hence I think viruses using tgz files are less likely to 
be written and spread.

So, for the moment, if you do put in a check for tgz, please make them 
separately configurable.


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