ClamAV & Sanesecurity & Spamassassin

Gareth list-mailscanner at
Wed Aug 22 14:36:36 IST 2007

It should be possible. You would need to somehow stop the clamav that
mailscanner runs from using the sanesecurity signatures.

Then you could configure with spamassassin.

On Wed, 2007-08-22 at 13:47, Ryan Weaver wrote:
> Hi,
> I've looked around but have not been able to find an answer sufficient for
> me to implement.
> Is it possible to use the Sanesecurity definitions for ClamAV only via the
> Spamassassin plugin (i.e. use normal ClamAV Virus definitions for the virus
> scan, then use only the Sanesecurity definitions with the Spamassassin
> plugin)?
> I ask this because I am using the Vispan setup to auto block persistent
> virus / spam sources, however the Sanesecurity definitions make the initial
> virus scan return the phishing/spam as a virus hit. This is not completely
> bad because they are getting caught and blocked, but it would be more
> sanitary for them to be marked as spam instead of virus.
> Thanks,
> Ryan

More information about the MailScanner mailing list