This version is a bugfix from the last available.
It's also the first one with a version number.
There were lots of bugs fixed. And I mean lots.
I've been testing it by using:
a) Fetchmail directly to LMTP. (Which is how I pick up all my email).
This sends multiple emails down the same connection.
b) Multiple concurrent sendmails.
These send single emails down multiple connections. Sometimes they pick
up other connections, rather oddly, and so serialize with other emails.
c) Corrupt emails
With vast line lengths.
I now can't find any test case which breaks it. This is a *good* thing.
I really don't recommend the use of any previous version.
This is now very comfortably Beta.
It's linked from http://www.btinternet.com/~davecridland/ as usual.
A couple of things I noticed while testing:
1) f-prot will virus check entire RFC822 messages, and identify the
viruses properly. It actually appears to treat them as archives, which
2) However, f-prot didn't get a look-in against all the common, recent
viruses I threw at my setup. f-prot was run over the HTML files, but the
binaries were stripped out neatly beforehand, and f-prot couldn't find
anything wrong. As such, I'll probably change my personal setup so that
HTML files are simply passed directly through - and cleaned by the
I'd really appreciate some people trying this in an SMTP filtering
environment, or indeed at all. I'm pretty certain this is reasonably
I suspect it's currently more secure than the standard sanitizer.pl
front end, now that it handles changin uid/gid and chrooting properly.