A text or HTML email attachment is displayed in the message body instead of in the attachment line in an Exchange Server 2007 SP3 environment

Article ID: 2730089 - View products that this article applies to.
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Symptoms

In a Microsoft Exchange 2007 environment that has Update Rollup 7 for Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 3 (SP3) installed, you receive an empty email message that contains an attachment. However, the attachment is displayed as the body of the email message incorrectly. This problem occurs if the original email message is a MIME email message that has no message body and that contains only one text or HTML attachment.

Resolution

To resolve this issue, install the following update rollup:
2734323 Description of Update Rollup 8 for Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 3

Status

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

More information

For more information about a similar issue, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
943808 An attachment incorrectly appears as the body of an e-mail message in Exchange Server 2007
For more information about a similar issue, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
948897 An attachment incorrectly appears as the body of the e-mail message in an Exchange Server 2007 environment

Properties

Article ID: 2730089 - Last Review: August 14, 2012 - Revision: 1.0
Applies to
  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 3, when used with:
    • Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Enterprise Edition
    • Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Standard Edition
Keywords: 
kbqfe kbfix kbsurveynew kbexpertiseinter KB2730089

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