Is MailScanner affected by the Redhat bug
J.Ede at birchenallhowden.co.uk
Thu Sep 18 09:25:47 IST 2008
> -----Original Message-----
> From: mailscanner-bounces at lists.mailscanner.info [mailto:mailscanner-
> bounces at lists.mailscanner.info] On Behalf Of ram
> Sent: 09 September 2008 15:00
> To: MailScanner discussion
> Subject: Re: Is MailScanner affected by the Redhat bug
> On Tue, 2008-09-09 at 13:01 +0100, Greg Matthews wrote:
> > ram wrote:
> > > I have all my servers running MailScanner on Centos. Is MailScanner
> > > greatly affected by the Bug ?
> > > Should I upgrade perl on my machines ?
> > I've ran tests last week on CentOS 4 and CentOS 5. CentOS 4.6 is
> > unaffected but CentOS 5.2 does contain the bug. However, it is not
> > that this performance issue unduly affects MailScanner as other
> > latencies are likely to dominate.
> I did some testing myself .. There is apparently absolutely no affect
> took ~1000 mails to a test machine , Centos 5 , 4GB Ram ,
> with the perlbug and run it under MailScanner ( MailScanner + SA +
> customscanner + f-prot6 + clamavmodule )
> It takes 18 minutes with the perl bug and it same time (infact took 15s
> more) after I upgraded perl with the patch on http://people.centos.org
> So That is not any major affect after all :-)
CentOS have released the patch for this. Installed this morning and confirmed it fixes the bless issue.
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