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From Theo Van Dinter <felic...@apache.org>
Subject ANNOUNCE: Apache SpamAssassin 3.1.8 available!
Date Wed, 14 Feb 2007 22:33:58 GMT
Apache SpamAssassin 3.1.8 is now available!  This is a maintenance and
security release of the 3.1.x branch.  It is highly recommended that
people upgrade to this version.

Downloads are available from:
   http://spamassassin.apache.org/downloads.cgi?update=200702131100

The release file will also be available via CPAN in the near future.

md5sum of archive files:
  e8184a9a4ff11da5bd20b294cfeac7ac  Mail-SpamAssassin-3.1.8.tar.bz2
  20a3a6b651a89dcc70634715ca833996  Mail-SpamAssassin-3.1.8.tar.gz
  c81ef93066e60353032c21991e3c9ae2  Mail-SpamAssassin-3.1.8.zip

sha1sum of archive files:
  0d092c4de6e6df66f1d0fb0ca8589147ee4096cb  Mail-SpamAssassin-3.1.8.tar.bz2
  08f81f72d8a783887cf815dfc55ea38e3582b966  Mail-SpamAssassin-3.1.8.tar.gz
  f172c47a896c3c78aacf21f2af99088bd53363d0  Mail-SpamAssassin-3.1.8.zip


The release files also have a .asc accompanying them.  The file serves
as an external GPG signature for the given release file.  The signing
key is available via the wwwkeys.pgp.net key server, as well as
http://spamassassin.apache.org/released/GPG-SIGNING-KEY

The key information is:

pub  1024D/265FA05B 2003-06-09 SpamAssassin Signing Key <release@spamassassin.org>
      Key fingerprint = 26C9 00A4 6DD4 0CD5 AD24  F6D7 DEE0 1987 265F A05B

3.1.8 is a major bug-fix release, including a potential DoS.  The major
highlights are:

- bug 5318: fix for CVE-2007-0451: possible DoS due to incredibly
  long URIs found in the message content.
- bug 5240: disable perl module usage in update channels unless
  --allowplugins is specified
- bug 5288: files with names starting/ending in whitespace weren't usable
- bug 5056: remove Text::Wrap related code due to upstream issues
- bug 5145: update spamassassin and sa-learn to better deal with STDIN
- bug 5140 and 5179: improvements and bug fixes related to DomainKeys
  and DKIM support
- several updates for Received header parsing
- several documentation updates and random taint-variable related issues

A more detailed change log can be read here:

  http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/spamassassin/branches/3.1/Changes

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