[Mimedefang] Virus not reject by bounce mail

Deech Mestel deech at free-source.com
Sat Dec 7 01:35:01 EST 2002

Let me guess. Klez, right?

I had this same problem. Check the Mimedefang download page, there is a fix
for it.
Latest MD should fix this. It's a problem with MD not properly scanning
mime headers.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Rudolf Christel Jr." <rcj-mail at christel.org>
To: <mimedefang at lists.roaringpenguin.com>
Sent: Friday, December 06, 2002 1:17 PM
Subject: [Mimedefang] Virus not reject by bounce mail

> Hello,
> I send this mail a few days ago, but didn't received any answer....
> Duering an check of the system (FreeBSD 4.7, Mimedefang, 2.26, nai,
> File::Scan) a virus was not rejected or catched by mimedefang.
> I´ve send the eicar testvirus within a zip file via yahoo to my system.
> The mail itself was rejected correctly.
> But as I received the bouncemail from yahoo the virus was not rejected
> or catched by mimedefang.
> First, Noton catched the virus on my work computer.
> Has anybody a solution for this problem, or has any idea what to do?
> Kind regards
> Rudolf Christel Jr.
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