[Amavis-users] Incorrect content identification

Kiss Gabor (Bitman) kissg at ssg.ki.iif.hu
Thu Oct 20 19:25:49 CEST 2011

> > These mails actually do not contain any pax or cpio archives.
> > So I do not understand what happens here... :-(
> > Any idea what to check?
> > 
> > Amavisd-new is installed from a Debian package version 1:2.6.4-3.
> Apparently the file(1) utility misqualifies some part of these messages
> as something (a tar or cpio by default) that could be decodeable by a
> pax or cpio, which then reports some silly number when it attempts to
> extract an archive size from the given garbage (a non-tar mail part).
> If you still have such sample message, try exploding it to its parts
> and check what a file(1) command has to say about each.

One of them contained a dozen of PEM format X.509 certificates,
i.e. plain text attachments.

> Alternatively, at log level 2 or above you'd see logged a structure
> of each mail message.

However I'll follow your advices. Thanks! :-)

E-mail = m-mail * c-mail ^ 2

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