Curu Wong prinbra at
Fri May 20 07:07:07 IST 2011

Did you update your perl, you can run ms in debug mode. and if you see
output like "Insecure dependency ....", that may be caused by the CVE-2011-1487
fix. in that case, adding the -U switch in the showbang line in
/usr/sbin/MailScanner may help

2011/5/20 Nerijus Baliunas <nerijusb at>

> Hello,
> Suddenly mailscanner started to crash - it restarts itself when I run
> 'service MailScanner start' (I can see 'MailScanner <defunct>' processes
> reappearing with 'top'). I tried to debug it with --debug --lint - no
> errors.
> MailScanner works if postfix queue is empty - but it crashes when the first
> email comes in. Tried to disable virus|spam scanning - didn't help.
> I will happily provide any info needed.
> Version mailscanner-4.83.5-1.noarch.
> Regards,
> Nerijus
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