Beta release 4.39.4

Julian Field MailScanner at
Mon Feb 28 08:58:38 GMT 2005

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This will mature into the stable version tomorrow unless anyone has any
problems with it.
Mostly some more bug-fixes for people.
Full Change Log is below.

I would be very grateful if you could test out this version and check I
haven't made any dumb mistakes :-)

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* 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 and archive bomb detection.
- Set all virus scanners to SUPPORTED so no tweaking needed by users.
- Added 4 new configuration options for setting all ClamAV settings when
  using the "clamavmodule" scanner:
  ClamAVmodule Maximum Recursion Level
  ClamAVmodule Maximum Files
  ClamAVmodule Maximum File Size
  ClamAVmodule Maximum Compression Ratio
- Phishing net now traps website names containing unicode characters.

* 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.
- Syslog calls are forced to 8-bit characters.
- Fixed problems with nested input queues not being used consistently.
- Custom Function reader no longer includes Debian dpkg files it should
- Fixed problems with messages being rebuilt just because they contain <A>
  or <IMG>.
- Fixed problems with some messages with sendmail nested input queue but
  flat output queue.

Julian Field
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