Return-Path header issue causing SA flag RP_8BIT

Randal, Phil prandal at
Wed Mar 23 10:24:59 GMT 2011

Same issue and workaround here.

The problem started with a spamassassin rules update on Sunday.



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Subject: Return-Path header issue causing SA flag RP_8BIT

Messages comming though MailScanner are getting checked with SA and being flagged up with RP_8BIT as the Return-Path is set as follows.


If we then receive the email it shows the Return-Path filled out correctly but if its quarrantined we can check the file on the server and we see the Return-Path as above, this is causing issues as all messages get marked up by SA with RP_8BIT which we have now had to score to 0.

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