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Re: [Full-Disclosure] MyDoom-M evades attachment filters
From: William Warren (hescominsoonemmanuelcomputerconsulting.com)
Date: Wed Jul 28 2004 - 07:12:53 CDT
what are you using for attachment filters? my astaro attachment
filter is killing mydoom without one getting through.
> Since the first MyDoom (which appeared almost six months ago, to the
> day) I have been nice and snug behind my executable attachment
> filter. And my zipfile attachment filter. But then MyDoom-M slips
> past ....
> The reason is because it puts spaces or newlines into its MIME. Very
> smart. Apparently the MIME decodes OK (spaces and newlines are
> ignored by the MIME parser) but it sure makes it look different to my
> I post this message so that folks can get working on regexp rules
> that take spaces and newlines into account.
> This MIME filter worked on almost all zipfiles until now:
> MyDoom-M however sends itself like this (two examples only):
> U EsDBAoAA [rest of MIME here]
> AA [rest of MIME here]
> Not one shy of a challenge, I'll admit this beat my filter. And I'll
> also speculate that this will not pose a long-term problem. If
> you're a regexp w1zard, feel free to share how you'd approach this!
> My current thoughts are something like this:
> Still got newline prob though.
> Stuart Udall
> stuart atcyberdelix.dot net - http://www.cyberdelix.net/
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