dstraka at caspercollege.edu
Fri Aug 10 22:55:54 IST 2007
>>> On 8/10/2007 at 3:01 PM, in message <46BCD20F.800 at ecs.soton.ac.uk>, Julian
Field <MailScanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk> wrote:
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> Daniel Straka wrote:
>>>>> On 8/10/2007 at 12:04 PM, in message <46BCA89E.6030705 at alexb.ch>, Alex Broens
>> <ms-list at alexb.ch> wrote:
>>> On 8/10/2007 7:48 PM, Gareth wrote:
>>>> Today I got my first .fdf spam. It looks basically like a pdf file and
>>>> acrobat opens it as usual but because of the different extension I believe
>>>> the PDFInfo plugin did not scan it. I have mailed the plugin author to let
>>>> him know.
>>>> I doubt this method will last long. I had never heard of a .fdf file before
>>>> so I suspect it is something a lot of people will add to the file extensions
>>>> block list.
>>> There's an updated PDFInfo plugin
>>> # PDFInfo Plugin for SpamAssassin
>>> # Version: 0.8
>>> # Info: $Id: PDFInfo.pm 902 2007-08-10 17:13:19Z root $
>>> # Current Home: http://www.rulesemporium.com/plugins.htm#pdfinfo
>>> # Created: 2007-08-10
>>> # Modified: 2007-08-10
>>> # By: Dallas Engelken <dallase at uribl.com>
>>> # Changes:
>>> # 0.8 - added .fdf detection (thanks John Lundin) [axb]
>> OK, I've downloaded the pdfinfo plugin files from SARE. Now what do I do
> with 'em?
>> I'm running
>> spamassassin version = 3.1.3
>> MailScanner version = 4.54.6
>> Followed the directions in the .pm files, but doesn't seem to work for me.
>> Are there some dependencies I don't have? I'm not running Pyzor or DCC, are
> they required?
>> Thanks in advance....
> Put the pdfinfo.cf file in /etc/mail/spamassassin.
> Put the PDFInfo.pm file in with your other Plugins (my preferred route,
> yes I know there are alternatives). You'll find the directory with
> find /usr/lib/perl -type d -name 'Plugin' -print
> It should be under /usr/lib/perl5/....../Mail/SpamAssassin/Plugin
> Put the PDFInfo.pm file in there.
> Now edit your /etc/mail/spamassassin/v310.pre file and add a loadplugin
> line just like the others in there, but referring PDFInfo instead of
> whatever plugin line you are copying.
> Then restart MailScanner.
Thanks Jules...no errors this time so I think its working.
Time will tell...
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