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Re: Why does the server allow attachments anyway ???

On Mon, Nov 13, 2000 at 11:19:45PM -0800, kmself@ix.netcom.com wrote:
> Attachments of themselves aren't evil.  Mailers doing things with them
> in such a way as to spawn uncontrolled interference with others is.


> Note that my own mailer configuration does do some automatic processing
> when it encounters a GPG signature.

parsing the data and using it to verify message authenticity is a far
cry from executing it as a program or handing the data off to an
shell interpreter.  

Ethan Benson

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