[Techtalk] Mutt Attachments display

Sam Watkins sam at myinternet.com.au
Sun Oct 14 05:50:06 EST 2001

On Sat, Oct 13, 2001 at 11:46:26PM +1000, Mary Gardiner wrote:
> I'm still under the impression that most of the virii around today are
> Windows specific, and afaik mutt doesn't have a Windows port, so you
> should be safe enough, even opening them. Or are these Linux viruses of
> some kind.

If you have "wine" installed, it puts a mailcap entry (in debian at
least) which runs .exe attachments - be careful of that.  I raised this
as a bug with debian and gave them a workaround, but it's not
distributed yet.

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