[PLUG] spamassassin bug

Paul Heinlein heinlein at madboa.com
Sun Jan 10 09:51:40 PST 2010


On Sat, 9 Jan 2010, Keith Lofstrom wrote:

> OK, so I haven't upgraded spamassassin for a while, just distro updates.
> I just learned it has been throwing out many emails dated 2010 .
> Fortunately, there is an easy fix:
>
> In /usr/share/spamassassin/72_active.cf :
>
> -----------------------------------------------------------------------
> ##{ FH_DATE_PAST_20XX
> header   FH_DATE_PAST_20XX      Date =~ /20[1-9][0-9]/ [if-unset: 2006]^M
> describe FH_DATE_PAST_20XX      The date is grossly in the future.^M
> ##} FH_DATE_PAST_20XX
> -----------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> The header line should be:
> -----------------------------------------------------------------------
> header   FH_DATE_PAST_20XX      Date =~ /20[0-9][0-9]/ [if-unset: 2006]
> -----------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> No time to do much more with that; if someone else wants to track this
> down, see how prevalent it is, submit a bug report, etc. that would
> help us all.   I've got about 8 days of unanswered emails to deal with!

I usually just allow sa-update to handle that sort of thing:

   sudo sa-update -D

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Paul Heinlein <> heinlein at madboa.com <> http://www.madboa.com/



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