patchSpamAssassin Milter Plugin - Patches: patch #5085, A patch for mailinglist servers

 
 

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patch #5085: A patch for mailinglist servers

Submitted by:  Ryo.F <ryof>
Submitted on:  Thu 11 May 2006 11:00:59 AM UTC  
 
Category: NonePriority: 5 - Normal
Status: NonePrivacy: Public
Assigned to: NoneOpen/Closed: Open

Wed 30 Aug 2006 01:46:17 AM UTC, comment #1:

It would be good to move the flag_expand work into void SpamAssassin::Connect() so that shell out to sendmail
is only made when necessary. But this patch works
just fine.

Anonymous
Thu 11 May 2006 11:00:59 AM UTC, original submission:

So some email address of a mailinglist server are processed by `prog' mailer. For example, `majordomo@example.com' is processed by `|/path/to/majordomo/wapper majordomo', that is defined in /etc/aliases. In this case, spamass-milter passes `|/path/to/majordomo/wapper majordomo' as the username to spamd via spamc. Spamd falls back to User nobody because spamd can't handle this as a local user's name. Bayesian filter and AWL do not work correctly because User nobody has no valid home directory.

This makes spamass-milter ignore the username when the mailer is `prog.' In case that spamass-milter does so, spamass-milter passes the user indecated by `-u' option to spamd, spamd is setuided to the user, and Bayesian filter and AWL work well.

Ryo.F <ryof>

 

Attached Files
file #9941:  spamass-milter-0.3.1-mailer-prog.patch added by ryof (667B - application/octet-stream - spamass-milter-0.3.1-mailer-prog.patch)

 

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Thu 11 May 2006 11:00:59 AM UTCryofAttached File-=>Added spamass-milter-0.3.1-mailer-prog.patch, #9941
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