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Re: Rejecting message/partial?

Le Sat, Sep 14, 2002 at 01:15:11PM +0200, Martin Schulze écrivait:
> Unfortunately, this technique could be used to bypass mail filters
> since the message containing offending content would be splitted up
> into more parts, which aren't normally reassembled on the filter
> host.
> Do you feel it would be good for mail filters to reject all such
> messages?  I.e. reject all parts of partial messages?

I think that the filters could have such a feature because it's a way to
bypass the size limitation imposed by the mailserver. And I can imagine
cases where it is totally useless... however that feature should be
disabled by default because this message/partial has legitimate use and
its interdiction should be a conscious decision of the administrator.

Raphaël Hertzog -+- http://www.ouaza.com
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