False positives "text/plain,.exe"

Tilman Schmidt tschmidt at cardtech.de
Tue Apr 26 18:02:05 CEST 2016

On 26.04.2016 17:55, Mark Martinec wrote:
> On 2016-04-26 17:46, Mark Martinec wrote:
>> Your sample (decoded and given to a file(1) utility) here reports:
>>   Python script, Non-ISO extended-ASCII text executable
>> and an entry in the @$map_full_type_to_short_type_re list
>> matches /\bexecutable\b/i, returning the '.exe':
>>     [qr/\bexecutable\b/i => 'exe'],
> The other half of a solution is to send the incorrectly qualified
> sample from the Python mailing list to the maintainer of the file(1)
> utility, requesting that is should not be qualified as a Python program.

Will do.


More information about the amavis-users mailing list