Re: Attachment handling in Mutt
> Over the past several months, I have been receiving email messages that
> (probably) contain various forms of "malware". In these messages, there
> are two attachments: the first is the (DOS/Win) executable, and the
> second is a similarly named non-executable. Both attachments have the
> same Content-ID and the same attachment boundary. For example:
> Mutt only shows the second attachment (there is no indication that the
> message contains the executable). Since these messages have had DOS/Win
> programs, I haven't been too concerned, however, I think that this
> could pose a risk if a Linux executable was sent this way.
> Is there a way tell Mutt to list all attachments? If so, why isn't this
> the default behaviour?
Usually mutt DOES list all attachments of a multipart message, however if it
is a "multipart/alternative" then of course it only displays one of the
alternatives (isn't that your case?). The choice of which alternative is shown
is made with the use of the alternative_order variable, but I don't know of any
way to force the display of ALL alternatives.
However, I'm not sure what kind of risk there is in not showing an
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