ANNOUNCE: MailScanner stable 4.59

Martin.Hepworth martinh at
Mon Apr 30 10:18:48 IST 2007


Running 4.59.3 with exim and the 'to' in mailscanner is corrupt.

Messages arrive OK, but mailscanner's logging is off

Martin Hepworth
Snr Systems Administrator
Solid State Logic
Tel: +44 (0)1865 842300

> -----Original Message-----
> From: mailscanner-bounces at [mailto:mailscanner-
> bounces at] On Behalf Of Julian Field
> Sent: 30 April 2007 10:12
> To: MailScanner discussion; MailScanner-Announce mailing list list
> Subject: ANNOUNCE: MailScanner stable 4.59
> Hash: SHA1
> I have just released a new stable version, 4.59. The main new features
> this month are
> - - support for the clamd virus scanner, with the result that you can
> fast virus scanning without relying on the 3rd party Mail::ClamAV perl
> module.
> - - support for the Avast virus scanner, in both forms (command-line
> scanner and daemon).
> Download it as usual from
> The full Change Log for this version is:
> * New Features and Improvements *
> 2 Changed locations monitored for ClamAV updates to fit new ClamAV 0.9
> layout.
> 2 Added support for clamdscan and clamd. Use "Virus Scanners = clamd".
> 3 Changed check ordering so that mail from blacklisted addresses is
>   marked as spam even its size exceeds the max spam message size
> 3 Improved detection of empty <A HREF= tags in phishing detection.
> to
>   snifer_ at for this.
> 4 Added support for Avast "avastcmd" virus scanner. Use
>   "Virus Scanners = avast" to use it.
> 4 Added support for Avast "avastd" virus scanning daemon, which must
>   configured and running first. Use "Virus Scanners = avastd" to use
>   In /etc/avastd.conf, be sure to set "archivetype = A", in all the
> sections
>   of the file where the setting appears.
> * Fixes *
> 1 Exim fix by Debian Maintainer: Simon Walter.
> 1 Incoming Work Group not honoured for files with a leading dot in
>   filename. Again, fix by Simon Walter.
> Jules
> - --
> Julian Field MEng CITP
> Buy the MailScanner book at
> MailScanner customisation, or any advanced system administration help?
> Contact me at Jules at Jules.FM
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