MailScanner stays at 100% cpu utilization

Raymond Dijkxhoorn raymond at PROLOCATION.NET
Wed Oct 29 17:33:08 GMT 2003


> We are running MailScanner version 4.23, spamassassin 2.31, F-prot 3.12a,
> with Sendmail 8.12.10 on Redhat 8.0 with kernel 2.4.19.
> Anyone have any ideas why this happens and how to fix it?

You might allready  expect this anwser, but upgrade!

SA 2.31 is outdated.

F-Prot 3.12a is outdated and doesnt even see some of the new virusses.

Kernel 2.4.19 on RH is exploitable, upgrade... 2.4.20

2.4.20 also has fixes for SMP systems.


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