[Esd-l] Weird Message-ID

John D. Hardin jhardin at impsec.org
Wed Sep 22 05:48:53 PDT 2004

On Wed, 22 Sep 2004, Tommy Lindqvist wrote:

> Every once in a while, Outlook manages to produce Message-ID headers
> looking like the following:
> > Message-ID:

decoded from base64 that's a bunch of 8-bit gibberish and "mspst.dll"

> An email having a header like this is stopped by the Sanitizer. 
> ( And it should be stopped according to my rules for long headers. )
> Trapped excessively long header:
> Anyway, I was seeking advice on how to deal with this type of Message-ID. 
> Should I just increase my tolerance for long headers, or should I try to 
> track down whatever Outlook is trying to do when it
> produces such a header ?

Have you tried any google searches?

Are you up-to-date for Outlook service packs and patches?

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