Forefront Security for SharePoint may incorrectly detect an attachment as an .rar file

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SYMPTOMS
If you have a *.* file filter that includes the .rar file type, Microsoft Forefront Security for SharePoint may falsely detect an attachment as an .rar file when it is not an .rar file.
RESOLUTION
To resolve this issue, install Forefront Security for SharePoint Service Pack 3 (SP3). For more information about Forefront Security for SharePoint SP3, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
967995 Description of Forefront Security for SharePoint with Service Pack 3
STATUS
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
FSSP, Forefront, SharePoint, .RAR, *.*, false, detection
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Article ID: 968267 - Last Review: 01/15/2015 11:00:29 - Revision: 1.0

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