Strange whitelist issue

Julian Field mailscanner at
Thu Nov 20 09:37:55 GMT 2003

At 09:22 20/11/2003, you wrote:
>I have a spam that is getting through to many users with a -19 score,
>the reports says it is
>From: address is in the default white-list

That's the SpamAssassin whitelist.

>My whitelist contains only this entries
>From:        yes             #to allow release from
>quarantine with mailwatch
>FromOrTo:       default         no

That's the MailScanner whitelist.

>Headers for the messages are this
>Received: from (
>by (Postfix) with SMTP id E231933D20
>for <myuser at>; Thu, 20 Nov 2003 20:01:16 +1100 (EST)
>Received: from (
>by with QMQP; 20 Nov 2003 00:42:10 -0800
>Date: 20 Nov 2003 08:52:07 -0000
>Message-ID: <20031120085207.15682.qmail at>
>From: <announcements-account at>
>Subject: Shop safely this Holiday Season
>To: "My User" <myuser at>
>MIME-Version: 1.0
>Content-Type: multipart/alternative;
>X-Mailer: PayPal Mail Service (2.0.3)
>Mailscanner.conf has
>SpamAssassin Auto Whitelist = no
>Required SpamAssassin Score = 5
>High SpamAssassin Score = 15
>Any ideas whats going on here? Rh9/postfix2.16/ms4.24-5/clamav.6
>Thanks in advance

Julian Field
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