Re: (Fwd) Outlook will see non-existing attachments

From: Bjarni R. Einarsson (
Date: Thu 14 Feb 2002 - 12:31:56 UTC

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    There will be code to address this in revision 1.49, to be released
    either today or tomorrow depending on my workload.

    My approach is to simply defang all bare <CR> characters in the message
    header, so Outlook will interpret the header like it should. If anyone
    has a better idea, I'd be happy to hear it.

    On 2002-02-13, 17:18:07 (-0500), Jim Rosenberg wrote:
    > Bjarni, I don't know if you've seen this or not; I'm way behind on
    > all my Internet mailing lists so I'm not sure if this has already
    > come up on Anomy-list (this is a backchannel message.)

    Actually, I subscribe to bugtraq and picked it up there. It hadn't
    been mentioned on this list yet.

    > Since Anomy is in perl I'd be *REALLY* surprised if it isn't
    > vulnerable to these attacks; sounds like this is a way for an .exe to
    > sneak right through anomy -- ouch.

    Has little to do with being written in perl. :-)

    > Take a look -- I haven't tested anything to see if this mechanism can
    > sneak through Anomy -- I may try it from home tonight.
    > -Thanks, Jim
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