MailScanner ANNOUNCE: 4.70.6 released
Donnie D. Quindardo
donnieq at quindardonet.net
Tue Jun 17 22:55:40 IST 2008
Best of luck with the operation and future health. Thank you for your
help on my previous questions.
One other thing that I've been pondering:
- I currently use CentOS and was wondering if extracting the
mailscanner*.rpm from the stable download tar.gz file and running
rpm -Uvh mailscanner*.rpm would be okay?
Julian Field wrote:
> I have just released the latest stable version of MailScanner, version
> The main new features this time are:
> - Now supports Mail::ClamAV 0.22, ClamAV 0.93.1, and SpamAssassin 3.2.5.
> - New setting "Dont Sign HTML If Headers Exist" to provide finer control
> over placement of HTML signatures.
> - All known problems with Watermarks fixed.
> - Improvements to filename and filetype checks to allow for common
> mistakes in filename patterns.
> - Added "ID Header" setting to allow the X-MailScanner-ID: header to be
> customised or removed.
> - Minor improvements to the phishing net.
> - Improvement to checking of "Sophos Allowed Error Messages".
> Download as usual from www.mailscanner.info.
> The full Change Log is this:
> * New Features and Improvements *
> 1 Improvement to OLE document unpacking code, more likely to extract
> files correctly.
> 1 Added new setting "Dont Sign HTML If Headers Exist" to provide finer
> over placement of HTML signatures. If any of the named headers exist in
> the message, the message is deemed to be a "reply", and so the HTML
> signature is not attached. By default this functionality is switched off
> by not specifying any header names.
> 2 Improvement to Filename and Filetype checks to catch mistakenly
> starting a
> regular expression with a "*" on its own, as in "*.pdf" or just "*".
> 2 Improved message reporting when Sophos finds password-protected zip
> 2 Now supports Mail::ClamAV 0.22 for ClamAV 0.93. You will need to
> upgrade your
> ClamAV+SpamAssassin installation, using the download package I provide.
> 3 Improved update_bad_phishing_sites to support proxy_* environment
> Thanks to Heinz.Knutzen at dataport.de for this.
> 3 Improved upgrade_MailScanner_conf for ClamAV 0.93 and Mail::ClaAV 0.22.
> 3 Removed URIBL additions from spam.assassin.prefs.conf. They are in
> SpamAssassin by default now.
> 3 Improvements to handling of Watermarks to resolve various problems
> with them.
> 3 Upgraded to ClamAV 0.93.1 in ClamAV+SpamAssassin easy-to-install package.
> 4 Added "-w" to suggested "diff" command in upgrade_MailScanner_conf.
> to Anthony Cartmell for this idea.
> 6 Changed Watermarking, so it only checks if there was a SMTP client IP
> as we don't want to block messages we generated on the MailScanner server.
> 6 Added "ID Header" setting so that you can choose whether or not you want
> the header showing the MailScanner message id value. If you don't want the
> header then set this to be blank.
> 6 Minor improvement to link detection in the phishing net.
> * Fixes *
> 2 Silly mistake fixed in "Dont Sign HTML If Headers Exist" feature.
> 2 Fixed output text error in upgrade_MailScanner_conf.
> 3 Bugfixes to Watermark handling and logging.
> 4 More fixes to Watermark handling.
> 5 More fixes to Watermark handling, and a minor header change.
> 6 Made check for Sophos Allowed Error Messages case-insensitive.
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