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Re: [vox-tech] the answer to all my virus problems
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Re: [vox-tech] the answer to all my virus problems

On Sat, Sep 20, 2003 at 02:56:04PM -0700, p@dirac.org wrote:
> roland smith, whom i met while googling shared a *wonderful* procmail
> recipe that catches windows viruses.  it's made my life bearable.  here
> it is:
> # Broad antivirus recipe:
> #
> # It looks at the contents of attachments. The 2nd condition is the header of
> # a win32 exe encoded with the base64 algorithm. No matter how the virus is
> # named, that header MUST have this specific form, or it won't be recognized
> # by windows as an executable.  So every attachment that starts with
> # TVqQAAMAAAAEAAAA//8AALg is a win32 program and a potential virus.  The 3rd
> # condition is the string "this program cannot be run in MS-DOS mode" encoded
> # in base64.  It's there just to be sure, and avoid false positives.
> #
> :0 B
> * ^Content-Transfer-Encoding:.*base64
> * 4fug4AtAnNIbg
> {
> 	LOG="[virus: win32 exe]     "
> 	:0
> }

Hey, I wonder if it would work as an exim system filter? This would be
great to just throw out exe attachments system-wide.

> just cut and paste into .procmailrc and your 99E999 swen viruses per day 
> wil be placed into $MAILDIR/DUMP (or /dev/null if that's what you want).
> the guy had some good procmail recipes on his website:
> http://www.xs4all.nl/~rsmith/spamblock.html
> enjoy!
> pete
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R. Douglas Barbieri

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