Darragh Bailey writes:
> I'm hearing reports on focus-virus at securityfocus that it appears to be only
> Kaspersky Labs anti-virus is the only one intelligent enough to check for a
> password in the email and uses it to open up the zip file and then scan for
> the virus.
This sounds interesting, but it cannot be done in any variant of amavis
(to bring the discussion back to the $subject :-) that uses Archive::Zip,
as Archive-Zip doesn't support encryption.
Are any perl coders here who would be willing to add encryption support
to Archive-Zip? The maintainer told me he doesn't even use perl anymore,
which kind of bodes badly for the future of the module ...
Martin List-Petersen writes:
> As far as I know, you don't need zip / unzip, since Archive::Zip is taking
> care of that job. It should do it. Password encryptet zip's would go through
> anyway, however.
True, I think in all versions of amavis, the default is to let files through
if amavis cannot deal with them (and the subsequent virus check finds nothing).
For amavis 0.3.x and amavisd, I have a patch that unconditionally
quarantines emails which contain encrypted .zip files.
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