An attachment incorrectly appears as the body of the e-mail message in an Exchange Server 2007 environment

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SYMPTOMS
In a Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 environment, a user sends an e-mail message that has an attachment. Additionally, this e-mail message has no text in the body of the e-mail message. However, when a user receives the e-mail message, the attachment incorrectly appears as the body of the e-mail message. The original e-mail message may have content that resembles the following:
From: somebody_sender@example.comSubject: Test messageTo: somebody_receiver@example.comMIME-Version: 1.0Content-Type: text/plain; name="test_attach.txt"Content-Transfer-Encoding: base64Content-Disposition: attachment; filename="test_attach.txt"
CAUSE
This problem occurs because Exchange Server 2007 ignores the part of the original e-mail message that contains "Content-Disposition: attachment." Therefore, the message is processed incorrectly, and the attachment appears as the body of the e-mail message.
RESOLUTION
To resolve this problem, install Update Rollup 4 for Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1 (SP1) on the Exchange server. For more information about Update Rollup 4 for Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1, see the following Exchange Help topic: For more information about how to obtain the latest Exchange service pack or update rollup, see the following Exchange Help topic:
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Article ID: 948897 - Last Review: 01/16/2015 02:49:10 - Revision: 2.1

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