Executables within docx files?

Alex via amavis-users amavis-users at amavis.org
Wed Sep 4 22:16:27 CEST 2013


>> $ file \[trash\]/0001.dat
>> [trash]/0001.dat: DOS executable (block device driver)
>> Is this normal for a docx file? I'm sure the original sender had no
>> idea this file contained a device driver. Is there something the
>> sender needs to do to avoid this in the future?
>> Is there some way to avoid this problem from happening again with
>> other docx files?
> See http://bugs.gw.com/view.php?id=277

What is this gw.com site? Shouldn't a bug report be filed with the
'file' people or the amavisd people?

Does anyone know if my suggestion to modify the $banned_filename_re
will work? Mark? :-)

$banned_filename_re = new_RE(

[ qr'^\[trash\]/0001\.dat$'       => 0 ],



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