Anti-spear-phishing, round 2

Gottschalk, David dgottsc at
Fri Jan 9 12:46:17 GMT 2009

I was afraid that would be the answer

I guess this gives me more motivation to upgrade my MailScanner version!

David Gottschalk
Emory University
UTS Messaging Team

-----Original Message-----
From: mailscanner-bounces at [mailto:mailscanner-bounces at] On Behalf Of Julian Field
Sent: Friday, January 09, 2009 5:51 AM
To: MailScanner discussion
Subject: Re: Anti-spear-phishing, round 2

On 8/1/09 22:38, Mark Sapiro wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 08, 2009 at 02:57:43PM -0500, Gottschalk, David wrote:
>> I'm running MailScanner version 4.60.8.
>> Am I running too old of a version?
> It's too old for the _TO_ replacement in the header action.
> That requires 4.74.9 minimum.
> Also, the unknown _TO_ replacement will cause the wntire action to be
> ignored.
No it won't. It just won't be replaced with the list of recipients.
What's breaking it is your version may well be too old to have
SpamAssassin Rule Actions at all! :)


Julian Field MEng CITP CEng
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