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Re: [suse-security] MS Word Docs hosts security relevant metadata
  • From: Christian Uhde <mail@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 8 Feb 2002 10:02:16 +0100
  • Message-id: <200202080902.g1892F519459@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
I think ;-) you want to convert docs to pdf? May be take a look at:
antiword -

There are some other tools, and one works with a mta to convert automaticaly
all doc's to pdf. There was a article in german "linux Magazin" not so long
ago, but i didn't found in the hurry.

Wish you an successfully search!


Am Donnerstag, 7. Februar 2002 16:09 schrieb Tilman Mueller-Gerbes:
> Hi Michael,
> you could use MIMEdefang for this purpose, it integrates with
> sendmail by using the milter-API avaiable since versions 8.11
> (sp?).
> URL:
> It can do what you would like to achieve.
> Though modifying Mail clearly violates the RFC ;), using it on a
> carefully configured Border-Gateway (such as your internal
> SMTP-gateway for outgoing mail) will usually not cause too much
> problems. The point there really is that the MTA modifying the
> mail should be configured in a way to 1. not interfere with
> normal mail delivery processes and because of this needs to be
> careful when modifying messages (think of delivery/error
> notifications and possible mail-loops/mail-floods when not being
> very careful about which mails to modify and what to do in case
> of errors).
> cu, Tilman
> Am Donnerstag, 7. Februar 2002 16:01 schrieb Michael Appeldorn:
> > Anyway - i did not ask 4 some terms, but for the possibility
> > to modify/convert attachments before sending them out.
> >
> > Amavis e.g. sits somewhere in the transfer process of email
> > and gets to see the attachments. But I wont to reinvent the
> > wheel by trying to patch it to this function. (DOC->PDF via
> > Ghostscript)


Christian Uhde

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