[Mimedefang] Spam's in Base64

David F. Skoll dfs at roaringpenguin.com
Sun Sep 4 08:41:16 EDT 2005

Ben Kamen wrote:

> I'm noticing a lot more spams coming through base64 encoded lately... does
> mimedefang decde and then filter or filter then decode? Otherwise, that
> would make all the filters kinda useless...

SpamAssassin correctly decodes base64-encoded data.  So does MIMEDefang;
if you open up an entity's body path, you get the decoded data.


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