Beta 4.39.1 released

Julian Field MailScanner at
Thu Feb 17 16:33:28 GMT 2005

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I have just released the first beta of the next version of MailScanner,

There have been a little collection of relatively important fixes in
this release, especially for users of the phishing net who may have seen
occasional messages with the body of the HTML email appearing to be
mostly blank.

Download it as usual from

The full Change Log is this:
* New Features and Improvements *
- If the AttachmentWarning message put into a message is empty (zero-length)
  then the empty attachment won't be added to the message at all.
- Added scanning of PE's by default to clamavmodule scanner.
- Added feature when IP address in a ruleset has all 4 numbers, so that a
  full string match is done against the client IP, not a substring match.
- Added support for output from latest F-Prot.

* Fixes *
- Corrected problem with <a> tags that have no text contents and no </a>.
- 2 minor typos in the Swedish reports.
- Changed check_MailScanner to check_mailscanner in cron job.
- Fixed problem where files with no extension, inside a zip file, were
  extracted with ".dat" added onto the end of them.
- Fixed problem with phishing net being confused by some malformed URLs.

Julian Field
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