Re: Sendmail virus scanner

From: simsjs (sims@interex.org)
Date: 10/29/02


Date: Mon, 28 Oct 2002 15:50:06 -0800
From: "simsjs" <sims@interex.org>
To: "security-basics" <security-basics@securityfocus.com>


If you just want to do something with attachments and not actually scan for viruses. you can try sanitizer located at http://mailtools.anomy.net/

This will either defang or drop emails based on attachments. You can quarentine the emails along with many other things. It runs in conjuntion with procmail and has faily low overhead. There is also a perl filter called Milter, but I haven't used this one yet. Sanitizer seems to be doing a good enough job.

Jeff

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On 10/25/2002 at 11:23 AM Chris Berry wrote:

>>From: felix@eurasia.qodiga.com
>>Hello,
>> I'm looking for a virus scanner to use under sendmail. Do you know >
>>if there are any script or daemon to do that?.
>
>Can't help you there, I don't use sendmail.
>
>> I want to parse all mails looking for .exe, .vbs or some others file
>> attachments to block it (not to block emails, just block the
>> attachment).
>
>You could easily do this with a Perl script.
>
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