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Re: [suse-security] unwanted virus infected email spam
  • From: Rainer Link <link@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 18 Jul 2001 17:22:22 +0200 (CEST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.33.0107181718050.4501-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Wed, 18 Jul 2001, Sven Michels wrote:

> > I'd allow
> > *.JPG,*.JPEG,*.PNG,*.GIF,*.ICO,*.WMF,*.EMF,*.VCF,*.EML,*.MSG
> afaik allowing .eml is not a good idea, outlook forwards a mail
> as an eml attachment, including all content of the mail, also
> the attachments...

Blocking mails on a per file name/extension basis has it's limitations.
May I suggest to read
http://www.ntbugtraq.com/default.asp?pid=36&sid=1&A2=ind0005&L=ntbugtraq&F=&S=&P=11152
by Nick, former VIRUS-L moderator, very carefully.

best regards,
Rainer Link

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Rainer Link | SuSE - The Linux Experts
link@xxxxxxx | Developer of A Mail Virus Scanner (amavis.org)
www.suse.de | Founder OpenAntiVirus Project (www.openantivirus.org)


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