On Mon, Dec 15, 2003 at 07:56:53PM +1300, Oliver Jones wrote:
A while back M$ produced a host fix for IE/OE that
deems JPEG files a
security risk and stops users from opening or displaying them. Is this
a problem that exists for all attached images or is it just images sent
from Linux mail clients? I only use Evolution for email so I'm not sure
how to works between OE and OE. Anyone else seen this sort of errant
behaviour from OE?
I think I recall a bug that a jpeg file with a malicious header could
cause a buffer overflow in the MS jpeg handler, but I thought their fix
merely fixed their library... I don't recall their fix being to disable
jpegs completely. If they disabled every filetype that might be a security
Then again I don't use windows email clients. Perhaps the content type of
the attachment is causing problems?