Subject: Re: handy anti-virus-mail hint
To: Perry E. Metzger <>
From: Eric Fox <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 09/19/2003 09:17:42
... and for those using SpamAssassin, you can update your user_prefs with:


Assuming you still have "required_hits" set to 5, this will ensure any
email with a Window's executable attached get's dropped.

  /\---/\  Eric J Fox
 /  o o  \ Home & Small Business Computer Support
 \.\   /./ in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area

On Fri, 19 Sep 2003, Perry E. Metzger wrote:

> For many of us, the constant stream of Microsoft outlook viruses is
> just an annoyance rather than a threat, but it is a big annoyance none
> the less. I find the following in the header_checks of my postfix
> configuration nicely kills all such garbage before it hits me:
> /^Content-(Type|Disposition):.*(file)?name=.*\.(asd|bat|chm|cmd|com|dll|exe|hlp|hta|js|jse|lnk|ocx|pif|scr|shb|shm|shs|vb|vbe|vbs|vbx|vxd|wsf|wsh)/     REJECT Sorry, we do not accept .${3} file types.
> It works with any postfix past the 2.0 release, and works very nicely.
> --
> Perry E. Metzger