Re: Strange Zip Attatchment
Le 12446ième jour après Epoch,
Michelle Konzack écrivait:
> Am 2004-01-27 15:26:49, schrieb François TOURDE:
>>Le 12444ième jour après Epoch,
>>Niko Efthymiou écrivait:
>>> I have noticed 3 stange zip atachments on this mailing list, all
>>> recieved yesterday. I would suspect that it is some kind of virus
>>> (havent scanned it).
>>> Since there have been quite a few virus epidemies recently (and maling
>>> lists are a good place for spreding them), I would like to propose
>>> following alternatives:
>>> 1. Dissallow atachments alltogether on debian lists (send them to
>>And what about legal attachements, like logs, config files, etc. ?
> Why ? logs, configs and patches are plain/text and can send inline.
>>> 2. Allow only certein mime types in mutipart messages
>>You're probably right, but who makes the choices?
> Need only pgp/gpg
>>> 3. Scan the emails for virii and if positive discard them (will
>>> probably eat up to many resources.)
>>I think there is already a mechanism like amavis+clamav+spamassassin
>>on the list. Check your headers to confirm. My headers are already
>>modified by this piece of software on my side, so I can't check if the
>>list do that already.
> It is alread done...
> Because I have tried to send several time a .procmairc sniplet which
> filters VIRUSES and SPAM and the message does not apear in the Lists
Zip it, and use an attachement ;)
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