MailScanner 4.36.3 unstable released

Julian Field mailscanner at
Tue Nov 30 20:35:07 GMT 2004

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I have just released MailScanner unstable version 4.36.3.

I have just added support for %variables% in output messages and
reports, so that you can configure your email "signature" in each of
these reports centrally, so I should have less people around the world
thinking I personally reject their mail! :-)

Many phishing fraud detector improvements since the last beta release
too, this should be a lot more reliable now.

Download it as usual from

Please try it out and let me know how you get on. Stable release due
very soon!
The full Change Log is here:

* New Features and Improvements *
- Improved URL trimming in phishing net.
- Various improvements and fixes in phishing net.
- Added support for RedHat Enterprise Linux 4.
- Added check for Password-Protected Archives setting when using
- Added support for "fast" parameter to all installation scripts.
- Improved logging when there are too many attachments.
- Added message ID to log of phishing attempts.
- Added autoupdater for Panda.
- Added %variables% to text and HTML report messages, so the email
  added to the end of each report is customised centrally from
  MailScanner.conf. This currently uses %org-long-name% and %web-site%.

* Fixes *
- Fixed outstanding problem in bitdefender-autoupdate, so that it works
  properly on new installations.
- Fixed logging problem with phishing net on a few malformed messages.
- Removed /var/tmp files from MailScanner-MIME-Base64 rpm build.
- Fixed problem in Vexira parser.
- Fixed problem where All-Viruses would cause every problem to be silent.

Julian Field
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