[Mimedefang] utf-8 issue?

Bill Cole mdlist-20140424 at billmail.scconsult.com
Wed Jan 29 11:10:15 EST 2020

On 29 Jan 2020, at 8:54, Alexey Lobanov wrote:

> Hi all.
> I ask you very much to continue the thread started in 2017. The 
> problem
> persists, and it is really annoying.
> In brief: Mimedefang dies while message checking if *all *of following
> conditions happen:
> 1. Attachment extension is "bad" and the attachment should be 
> quarantined.
> 2. Attachment file name is non-ASCII and so why is encoded in UTF-8.
> 3. UTF-8 header encoding in original message is "incorrect" in some 
> way.
> Not sure what it means; many other Unicode filenames are processed and
> quarantined properly.
> I have supplied example strings to the maillist in 2018, and can add
> more examples.

I'm unable to reproduce this with those scraps. If you have (or can 
construct) a full message which reproduces the problem, please provide 

I see that Dianne acknowledged the issue 
but it was not fixed in 2.84 and I'm not sure exactly what the fix might 

Bill Cole
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