Re: E-mail Security

"Sebastian Gottschalk" <seppi@xxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
Don Kelloway wrote:

It's obvious that you are not familiar with Outlook because it does not
display any inline preview of images for messages that are composed in

It display an inline preview for simply image attachments. No need to
involve any HTML.

No. It does not. With the options I have mentioned have been enabled, there
is nothing displayed other than plain text if the message is viewed with the
preview pane option. No images are rendered.

And like IE when it is properly configured, nor Outlook is susceptible to
the MIME issue you speak of.

Bah, you'd wish. Microsoft is only blacklisting some already exploitet
MIME type combinations, and on WinSrv03 they actually turned that into a
Group Policy. It was never fixed and actually the interaction with
Shell32::ShellExecute MIME handling makes things even worse.

As a test case:
Name: blah.gif Type: image/gif Content: WMF

I don't know what else to say other than your configuration (or
understanding of configuring) Outlook and IE are vastly different from my

Best regards, from Don Kelloway of Commodon Communications
Visit to learn about the "Threats to Your Security
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