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Fedora Core 5 Update: spamassassin-3.1.3-1.fc5 Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Fedora 3.1.3 Resolves CVE-2006-2447. Note that you are affected by this bug only if you launched spamd with both --vpopmail and --paranoid, which is not a common configuration. Also included are bug fixes from 3.1.2.
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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2006-598
2006-06-06
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Product     : Fedora Core 5
Name        : spamassassin
Version     : 3.1.3                      
Release     : 1.fc5                  
Summary     : Spam filter for email which can be invoked from mail delivery agents.
Description :
SpamAssassin provides you with a way to reduce if not completely eliminate
Unsolicited Commercial Email (SPAM) from your incoming email.  It can
be invoked by a MDA such as sendmail or postfix, or can be called from
a procmail script, .forward file, etc.  It uses a genetic-algorithm
evolved scoring system to identify messages which look spammy, then
adds headers to the message so they can be filtered by the user's mail
reading software.  This distribution includes the spamd/spamc components
which create a server that considerably speeds processing of mail.

To enable spamassassin, if you are receiving mail locally, simply add
this line to your ~/.procmailrc:
INCLUDERC=/etc/mail/spamassassin/spamassassin-default.rc

To filter spam for all users, add that line to /etc/procmailrc
(creating if necessary).

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Update Information:

3.1.3 Resolves CVE-2006-2447.

Note that you are affected by this bug only if you launched
spamd with both --vpopmail and --paranoid, which is not a
common configuration. 

Also included are bug fixes from 3.1.2.
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* Mon Jun  5 2006 Warren Togami  - 3.1.3-1
- CVE-2006-2447
* Fri May 26 2006 Warren Togami  - 3.1.2-1
- 3.1.2 bug fix release
* Tue May  9 2006 Warren Togami  - 3.0.5-4
- Preserve timestamp and context of /etc/sysconfig/spamassassin (#178580)

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This update can be downloaded from:
  http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/updates/5/

01f1f1e002bb290078e6cbcaa7b21432ee35ea1f  SRPMS/spamassassin-3.1.3-1.fc5.src.rpm
01f1f1e002bb290078e6cbcaa7b21432ee35ea1f  noarch/spamassassin-3.1.3-1.fc5.src.rpm
838029c0b7eb2bb488727d7a40cab3eac4addc9a  ppc/spamassassin-3.1.3-1.fc5.ppc.rpm
26472674992318a962ae7a0a140c41781f72d4d5  ppc/debug/spamassassin-debuginfo-3.1.3-1.fc5.ppc.rpm
599747d8bb1f665bc3390bd71bf86b8b2011f242  x86_64/debug/spamassassin-debuginfo-3.1.3-1.fc5.x86_64.rpm
d618780609768ab5a224f98a794a7e6a6a6b6d8e  x86_64/spamassassin-3.1.3-1.fc5.x86_64.rpm
ed82a34755da2d14919e10df6c4ae91a08a331fa  i386/debug/spamassassin-debuginfo-3.1.3-1.fc5.i386.rpm
0da440b7955745e209543084a51288433bb73c1d  i386/spamassassin-3.1.3-1.fc5.i386.rpm

This update can be installed with the 'yum' update program.  Use 'yum update
package-name' at the command line.  For more information, refer to 'Managing
Software with yum,' available at http://fedora.redhat.com/docs/yum/.
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