[esd-l] [esa-l] Procmail Sanitizer updates

Brian Hanna bdhanna at cmrr.umn.edu
Fri Jul 11 11:12:20 PDT 2014

Agreed - thank you for your generosity. Your sanitizer really helped during
those years I ran a mailserver.

Brian Hanna

On Fri, Jul 11, 2014 at 11:23 AM, John Hardin <jhardin at impsec.org> wrote:

> Folks:
> In the immortal words of the peasant in the plague-ridden medieval English
> village: "I'm not dead yet!"
> While development of the sanitizer has greatly slowed since 2006, I am
> still using it in production and I am still modifying it from time to
> time as the nature of email and exploits change.
> The most recent modification is a change to the Office macro scanner code
> to detect and score Office documents that attempt to download malware off
> the Internet. This change detects an Office document attack I received a
> few days ago that is getting essentially zero antivirus detection at this
> point.
> If you are still using the sanitizer, please consider visiting the website
> and downloading the development snapshot. It is stable even though it has
> not been officially released - it's been in continuous production use on
> my mailserver for years.
>      http://impsec.org/email-tools/procmail-security.html
> And I am still here, please don't hesitate to get in touch.
> (Now to see how many unsubscribes this generates...)
> --
>   John Hardin KA7OHZ                    http://www.impsec.org/~jhardin/
>   jhardin at impsec.org    FALaholic #11174     pgpk -a jhardin at impsec.org
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