[Mailman-Users] Re: Text and virus infections (was: Per-user anonymity? nickname capability?)

Al Black alblack at achilles.net
Sun Jul 25 20:29:22 CEST 2004

Hey Mark, all.

On Sun, 2004-07-25 at 13:46, Mark Sapiro wrote:
> Assuming you mean plain text (ie text/plain and NOT text/html), you are
> still at risk of delivering e-mail containing uuencoded malware
> (worms, trojans, and virus infected programs). The risk is not large,
> because most worms send themselves as MIME attachments, not uuencoded,
> but a uuencoded file is (or can be) part of a text/plain message and
> is still recognized and decoded as an attachment by some MUAs.

I take it that running demime or strip mime doesn't help with this
susceptablity either, right?


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