MailScanner Bug - Privacy Advisory

Alex Neuman alex at
Fri Jul 2 17:53:04 IST 2010

But does it show if there is "recipient split" going on at the mta?

Alex Neuman
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-----Original Message-----
From: Kevin Miller <Kevin_Miller at>
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Date: Fri, 2 Jul 2010 08:35:20 
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Subject: RE: MailScanner Bug - Privacy Advisory

Hugo van der Kooij wrote:
> On 02/07/10 17:24, Julian Field wrote:
>> This only occurs if you choose to use the "$to" variable in your
>> inline.spam.warning.txt. It is not present in the default templates
>> I ship. 
>> I would therefore suggest 2 things:
>> 1. You remove the "Dear $to" line from your own
>> inline.spam.warning.txt report file.
>> 2. I remove "$to" from the list of available variables which can be
>> used in that report file.
> I suggest we keep the variable available.
> The "privacy leakage" is a choice made by the administrator in this
> case. 
> Hugo.

I agree, given it's not the default...

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