Antivirus seems incompatible with Mozilla Mail

RESOLVED INVALID

Status

MailNews Core
Security
RESOLVED INVALID
15 years ago
9 years ago

People

(Reporter: Jason Walker, Assigned: (not reading, please use seth@sspitzer.org instead))

Tracking

Trunk
x86
Windows 2000

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Description

15 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.3) Gecko/20030312
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.3) Gecko/20030312

Grisoft's Antivirus software appears to have no effect on Mozilla, and will
neither scan incoming mail or outgoing mail for virii.  (Yes, I realize this
could just as easily be Grisoft's problem.  It could just be that the software
doesn't recognize Mozilla as vice versa.)  Nevertheless, I thought I should
mention this in case there's something that can be done for future Mozilla Mail
releases that would make antivirus compatiblity easier.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Installing, unintalling and reinstalling the antivirus software.
2. Run Mozilla Mail, and see no antivirus scanning taking place (as it does with
Eurora or Outlook).

Actual Results:  
No antivirus scanning message at the bottom of either incoming or outgoing email.

Expected Results:  
See above.

I'm making a similar inquiry to Grisoft itself, but if anyone knows anything
about this, I'd appreciate any feedback.  Thanks.  :)
Does not seem to be security sensitive, removing flag.

I am almost 100% certain the antivirus software does not recognize Mozilla and
therefore does not do scanning. Please let us know what you hear from Grisoft.
Group: security

Comment 2

14 years ago
it's not mozilla's problem. it's all up to the antivirus program.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 14 years ago
Resolution: --- → INVALID

Comment 3

13 years ago
I have report from a lot of Czech users, who are using Grisoft AVG 7 togethere
with Mozilla. You can check latest version.
Product: MailNews → Core
Product: Core → MailNews Core
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