MailScanner ANNOUNCE: Version 4.65 released

Julian Field MailScanner at
Thu Nov 1 09:29:10 GMT 2007

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Morning all!

I have just released the latest stable version of MailScanner, version
The main new feature this month is support for F-Secure 5.5, and
improvements to the upgrade process.

Download it as usual from

The full Change Log is quite short this month:

* New Features and Improvements *
1 Added support for F-Secure version 5.5.
  In virus.scanners.conf, set the path to "/opt/f-secure/fssp".
2 Added log output when bad watermark causes raise in spam score.
2 RedHat RPM-based no longer forces installation of anything on
  RedHat 5, CentOS 5 or hopefully some clones thereof. No change on
2 Improvement to upgrade_MailScanner_conf and upgrade_languages_conf
so that
  if either is run when there is no .rpmnew file (and hence you don't
need to
  run it) then no harm will be done, the .conf will be copied to the
.new file.
3 Improved support for Mandriva which has /usr/src/rpm not
3 Changed syslog output of virus infections so scanner names are all 1

* Fixes *
2 Fixed bug with "notify" action in "SpamAssassin Rule Actions" setting.
2 Fixed RBL check return address for's weird blacklist.
2 Fixed "MailScanner --value=..." (for testing rulesets), when MTA is not


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