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RE: NAV CE & Password Protected ZIP Files
From: "Glen L. Bowes" <bowes () cogeco ca>
Date: Thu, 4 Mar 2004 13:47:02 -0500

Fair enough but I'd much prefer users don't get the opportunity to open the
attachment at all.

Sophos has apparently found a way to check the archive and I got a reply
off-list that suggests that the Symantec flavor of the Antivirus Corporate
edition with the latest update can as well.

Have you found that the file is immediately quarantined and user cannot
access it any further?

-----Original Message-----
From: Carlton Foster [mailto:c.a.foster () larc nasa gov]
Sent: Thursday, March 04, 2004 1:17 PM
To: Glen L. Bowes; security-basics () securityfocus com
Subject: Re: NAV CE & Password Protected ZIP Files

What we've seen in testing is if you try to open the zip using the
password, NAV immediately flags the file inside as a virus.

At 10:34 AM 3/4/2004, Glen L. Bowes wrote:

Sorry for the off topic post but with the flurry of MyDoom variants
appearing with the payload stored in password protected zip files, is
a way to get NAV CE to detect the virus?

My understanding is that NAV cannot scan the file inside of the zip
as it doesn't supply a password to extract it. My understanding at times
be mistaken though ;)

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