.zip,.exe attachments and spam assassin

Roger Grosswiler roger at gwch.net
Tue Nov 22 14:42:36 UTC 2005

> On Tue, 2005-11-22 at 06:16, Michael A. Peters wrote:
>> I've gotten a ton of viruses today - there seems to be a worm lose
>> again.
>> I've come to the realization that I have never ever received a zip
>> attachment from someone not in my address book that I actually wanted,
>> so I would like to set a spam assassin rule to mark mail with a .zip
>> or .exe with a high spam score (my address book is white listed)
>> Anyone know how to do this off hand?
>> Another possibility would be a procmail rule - I use procmail to filter
>> my mail - but since spamassassin already knows about my whitelist, I'd
>> rather do it in spamassassin.
> An even better approach is to run the free clam antivirus scanner
> along with spamasassin.  One way is to use MimeDefang as a wrapper
> to control all the scanning you want to do.  Mine has caught
> close to a thousand Sober.U's since yesterday.
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ah, sorry, and i forgot to mention amavisd-new, which you can also install
via yum....also there it is easily possible to do and it interacts with
spamassassin too...


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