H-Sphere Linux/FreeBSD Packages Mail Service Updates


H-Sphere version: 3.0 and up

 

17 Dec 08
hsphere-mail-service-4-44

Updates:

Fixes:

  • Fixed a bug with incorrect mail traffic calculation.
  • Fixed an issue with qmaild startup file being rewritten with each H-Sphere update.
  • Fixed sslserver segmentation fault on CentOS 5.x x86_64

 

17 Oct 2008
hsphere-mail-service-4-43

Updates:

 

29 Jul 2008
hsphere-mail-service-4-42

Updates:

Fixes:

  • Included 'qmail-todo' patch to solve the bug: "busy mail server qmail-todo process"
  • Fixed problem when Qmail configuration option newline had no effect
  • Fixed bug with qmail-smtpd and rblspp crashing with segfaults

Released with H-Sphere 3.1 Patch 1.

 

19 Jun 2008
hsphere-mail-service-4-41

Updates:

  • ClamAV 0.93.1
  • Fixed digital Signatures And FreeBSD Freshclam
  • Fixed H-Sphere clamd memory utilization on CentOS 4 and 5
  • Fixed AntiSpam and AntiVirus problems on FBSD 6.x

Released with H-Sphere System Packages Update.

 

26 Feb 2008
hsphere-mail-service-4-37

Updates:

Released with H-Sphere System Packages Update.

 

23 Jan 2008
hsphere-mail-service-4-36

Updates:

Released with H-Sphere System Packages Update.

 

08 Jan 2008
hsphere-mail-service-4-35

Updates and fixes:

Released with H-Sphere System Packages Update.

 

19 Dec 2007
hsphere-mail-service-4-34

Fixes:

  • Added POLLERR check for descripters in sslserver implementation
  • Disabled ArchiveMaxFileSize directive in clamav.conf
  • Fixed CRAM-MD5 authentication in case of wrong authorization

Released with H-Sphere System Packages Update.

 

19 Sep 2007

 

25 Oct 2007
hsphere-mail-service-4-33

Improvements and updates:

Released with H-Sphere System Packages Update.

 

19 Sep 2007
hsphere-mail-service-4-32

Improvements and updates:

Fixes:

  • Extended RBL command line parameters string forming in startup file (in the case 'A' record RBL dbs)
  • Added fixes to preserve custom SSL settings
  • Changing authsender parameter according to smtpauth parameter value

Added in H-Sphere System Packages Update.

 

03 Sep 2007
hsphere-mail-service-4-31

Improvements and updates:

Added in H-Sphere 3.0 Patch 5 and H-Sphere System Packages Update.

 

21 Aug 2007
hsphere-mail-service-4-30

Improvements and updates:

Released with H-Sphere System Packages Update

 

 
hsphere-mail-service-4-29

Improvements and updates:

  • SpamAssassin 3.2.2
  • Added catchall parameter (options control file). If catchall=0, then CatchAll mail resource becomes disabled globally (by default catchall=1).
  • Added rejectdiscardedmail parameter (options control file). If rejectdiscardedmail=1, then mail resource will be rejected in discard mode at SMTP level (by default rejectdiscardedmail=0).

 

30 Jul 2007
hsphere-mail-service-4-28

Improvements and updates:

Fixes:

  • Added Bayes plugin in init.pre to enable bayes scoring
  • Enabled reverse DNS check for tcpserver/sslserver if Spamassassin (SA) network checks are enabled
  • Changed SA SQL driver for MySQL db access from Mail::SpamAssassin::BayesStore::SQL to Mail::SpamAssassin::BayesStore::MySQL

Released with H-Sphere System Packages Update

 

16 Jul 2007
hsphere-mail-service-4-27

Improvements and updates:

  • ClamAV 0.91
  • dcc-dccproc-1.3.57
  • Added Diffie-Hellman (DH) file generation during package install to decrease sslserver service load (for this, /hsphere/local/config/mail/scripts/mail-ssl-proto script as a cron task may be used).

Fixes:

  • Fixed X-Envelop header for forwarded messages
  • Fixed qmail sendmail wrapper configuration on FreeBSD boxes
  • Fixed output of "CAPA" command in qmail-popup daemon (important for php imap API)
  • Fixed dummy user check for domains, where catchall is enabled (HS 3.1+)

Released with H-Sphere System Packages Update

 

20 Jun 2007
hsphere-mail-service-4-26

Improvements and fixes:

  • ClamAV 0.90.3
  • SpamAssassin-3.2.1
  • blackholedsender db - configured to work with wildcard patterns
  • Fixed user check procedure in the case 'default@domain' mail recipient
  • Improved filtering of wildcard sender patterns for autoresponder and mail SMS (HS 3.1.0+)
  • Included usercheck for dummy users in 'master+relay' or 'relay' mail server configuration (for HS 3.1.0+)
  • Fixed startup issue for POP3 SSL service

Released with H-Sphere System Packages Update and H-Sphere 3.0 Patch 2

 

22 May 2007
hsphere-mail-service-4-25

Improvements and fixes:

  • SpamAssassin-3.2.0
  • Disabled TLS by default (mail-ssl-proto script for switching on)
  • Decreased SSL timeout (POP3S, SMTPS protocols) to 1 minute
  • Qmail startup file fixes

hsphere-mail-service-4-25 is released with H-Sphere System Packages Update

hsphere-mail-service-4-25 source files are available at http://www.psoft.net/shiv/HS/bundles/hsphere-mail-service-4-25.tgz

 

24 Apr 2007
hsphere-mail-service-4-24

Improvements:

  • ClamAV 0.90.2 that fixes a security hole.
  • Optional STARTTLS (RFC 2487) support in conjunction with sslserver, includes:
    • UCSPI-SSL implementation patched by UCSPI-TLS extension
    • SPAMCONTROL STARTTLS/STLS SMTP/POP3 protocol implementation
    • Changes related to choosing SSLv2/3/TLSv1 protocols
    • Chrooted configuration
  • ClamAV daemon works under clamav user
  • Extended autoresponder functionality (HS 3.1+):
    • Autoreply to allowed SENDER patterns only, configuration at the separate mail resource level
    • Autoreply if SENDER originating IP corresponds to a target receipient IP only:
      • used SPF check, only PASS rule is allowed
      • if SPF record is absent, MX records check for SENDER domain is initiated
  • Qmail-sms utility (for HS 3.1+, included as a mail resource):
    • Ported on FreeBSD OS
    • Added SENDER pattern filtering

Fixes:

  • Fixed per IP limit check inconsistencies
  • SIZE extension for some mail clients
  • SMTP logging and SMTP AUTH issue
  • Mail filtering on Centos 4 64bit platforms
  • Rules Du Jour update procedure

hsphere-mail-service-4-24 is released with H-Sphere System Packages Update

 

12 Mar 2007
hsphere-mail-service-4-23

Fixes:

  • ClamAV updated to version 0.90.1
  • NodalCoreAcceleration option in clamav.conf is set to default
  • DCC (Distributed Checksum Clearinghouse) client updated to version 1.3.52

hsphere-mail-service-4-23 is released with H-Sphere System Packages Update

 

01 Mar 2007
hsphere-mail-service-4-22

Improvements:

  • ClamAV 0.90 introduces lots of new interesting features and marks a big step forward in the development of antivirus engine. Over 90.000 signatures in the database. Main improvements:
    • The availability of scripted updates - instead of transferring the whole cvd file at each update, only the differences between the latest cvds and the previous versions will be transferred.
    • RAR3, SIS and SFX archives support is finally available together with new unpackers and decryptors: pespin, sue, yc, wwpack32, nspack, mew, upack and others.
    • ClamAV now includes better mechanisms for scanning ELF, PDF and tar files.
    • Improved email decoding to reduce both the memory requirements and the time taken to process attachments.
    • On the performance side, implemented support for the MULTISCAN command in clamd, allowing to scan multiple files simultaneously.
    • Support for a new phishing signatures format that has proved very effective in detecting phishing emails. (NOT INCLUDED yet, as this requires configuration with --enable-experimental option).
  • SpamAssassin 3.1.8 with a security hole fix.
  • SPAMCONTROL Version 2.4.17.
    • GREETDELAY to discourage botnet spam SMTP servers.
    • Extensible logging format.
    • Logging for failed SMTP sessions.
    • Reference badsignatures implementation and additional badloadertypes filter (this part is optimized avoiding using cdbs)
  • Added stricthelocheck parameter (options file, disabled by default), which considers HELO command obligatory.
  • Added chksignature and chkloadertype (options files, disabled by default), which provide badsignatures and badloadertypes filtering for mail resources with enabled antivirus check.
  • Exclusively for testing purposes added includeoriginmsg boolean parameter (options file, disabled by default). It provides full message inclusion in the bounce email.
  • Removed expired --badurls spamd option.

Fixes:

  • intialization variables in qmail startup file (FreeBSD boxes)
  • Added required MIMEHeader SpamAssassin plugin to init.pre conf file.
  • command line misconfiguration with anti-rbl list and default rblsmtpd mode
  • Added set of more stricted file/directory permissions
  • Fixed problem with qmail-pop3d daemon which occured in previous mail update and caused high load of IMAP service

hsphere-mail-service-4-22 source files are available at http://www.psoft.net/shiv/HS/bundles/hsphere-mail-service-4-22.tgz

 

08 Feb 2007
hsphere-mail-service-4-21

Improvements:

  • Added qmail-spp engine aimed to add rblspp plugin
  • Added qmail-spp which provides plugin support for qmail SMTP daemon (qmail-smtpd)
  • Added rblspp plugin as a replacement for rblsmtpd. It resolves the RBL check delay problem for successful SMTP authenticated connections
  • Additional RBL configuration:
    • allowed addition of anti-RBL source
    • added setting of modes which are allowed by rblsmtpd or rblspp:
      • used a 553 error code for IP addresses listed in the RBL instead of default, 451
      • always considering dns lookups failure as a temporary error, 451
  • Extended qmail's pop3 daemon (qmail-pop3d.c) functionality - added seen flag on files in maildir for messages involved in RETR or TOP commands
  • Implemented auto-configuration of spamd service when MySQL database is remotely located

Fixes:

  • Changed SMTP status code in case message size exceeds Internationalized Email Headers draft requirements (from 558 to 552)
  • Fixed the problem with SpamAssassin and ClamAV filters for catchall mail resources for some OSs
  • Fixed the issue with ezmlm locking when NFS storage is used

hsphere-mail-service-4-21 released with 2.5 Patch 9 and 3.0 RC 4.

 

26 Jan 2006
hsphere-mail-service-4-20

Fixes:

hsphere-mail-service-4-20 is released with H-Sphere 3.0 RC 3

 

23 Nov 2006
hsphere-mail-service-4-19

Fixes:

  • Fixed mailbox disk usage calculation with size greater than 4GB
  • Fixed formation of X-Envelope header with dot in the user part of the email address
  • Fixed local bouncing after unsuccessful remote delivery

hsphere-mail-service-4-19 is released with H-Sphere 2.5 Patch 7

 

16 Nov 2006
hsphere-mail-service-4-18

Updates and Improvements:

  • ClamAV updated to version 0.88.6
  • According to AOL (the largest ISP) recommendations, X-Originating-IP header was added
  • File locking and NFS storage:
    • now vpopmail & ezmlm file locking is automatically switched off in case of NFS shared storage
    • spamd and clamd supervise are moved to local disk storage in case of NFS
    • Criteria for the 2 above-mentioned modes: presence of /etc/hsphere/lb.id configuration file
  • Included OpenProtect's SpamAssassin sa-update channel engine
  • Added X-Envelope-To header required by some mail clients (xenveloptoheader parameter is now disabled by default)
  • Fixed qmail startup file to avoid hanging during remote service restart

hsphere-mail-service-4-18 is released with H-Sphere System Packages Update

 

31 Oct 2006
hsphere-mail-service-4-17

Updates and Improvements:

  • Fixed problem with capital letter B in the envelope recipient address.

This version was released with System packages update

hsphere-mail-service-4-17 source files are available at http://www.psoft.net/shiv/HS/bundles/hsphere-mail-service-4-17.tgz

 

19 Oct 2006
hsphere-mail-service-4-16

Updates and Improvements:

 

09 Oct 2006
hsphere-mail-service-4-15

Updates and Improvements:

 

 

hsphere-mail-service-4-14

Updates and Improvements:

  • Fixed problem with recipient email address with space(s) when CatchAll is enabled
  • Added new maxwrongrcpts parameter which limits the maximum number of wrong recipients
  • Overviewed bouncing policy scheme:
    • bouncingip allows sending bounce mail via separate IP
    • strictbounce allows:
      - for bounce to act as double bounce
      - for bounce and double bounce to act as triple bounce (when bounce message is discarded)
    • temperror considers temporary error a permanent one for local, remote, and local & remote mails

 

21 Sep 2006
hsphere-mail-service-4-13

Updates and Improvements:

This version was released with H-Sphere 2.5 Patch 5

 

16 Aug 2006
hsphere-mail-service-4-12

Fixes and Improvements:

  • SpamAssassin updated to version 3.1.4
  • ClamAV updated to version 0.88.4
  • Fixes in Bayes rules engine.
  • Moving AWL pluging to init.pre configuration file to provide correct work of this addon.
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    31 Jul 2006
    hsphere-mail-service-4-11

    Fixes and Improvements:

     

    20 Jun 2006
    hsphere-mail-service-4-10

    Changes and Improvements:

    • Spamassassin updated to version 3.1.3
    • Included user's bad Mime Types configuration
    • Restricted MySQL access to Spamassassin database (only for localhost)

    hsphere-mail-service-4-10 released with H-Sphere 2.5 Patch 2.

     

    05 Jun 2006
    hsphere-mail-service-4-9

    Changes and Improvements:

    • Spamassassin updated to version 3.1.2
    • Updated Vpopmail to 5.4.13
    • Fixed the issue with mail duplication in case of specific mail alias configuration
    • Extended maillog format (including SMTP related notifications)
    • Updated RulesDuJour to version 1.28 that adds a set of additional rules and removes deprecated ones
    • Security improvement: all mail related users now get /sbin/nologin shell.
    • Changed init.pre SpamAssassin configuration file: when containing THIS IS DEFAULT PSOFT CONF. string, it is overwritten

    hsphere-mail-service-4-9 source files are available at: http://www.psoft.net/shiv/HS/bundles/hsphere-mail-service-3-20.tgz (the same as for hsphere-mail-service-3-20)

     

    15 May 2006
    hsphere-mail-service-4-8

    Fixes and Improvements:

     

    25 Apr 2006
    hsphere-mail-service-4-7

    Fixes and Improvements:

    • SpamAssassin updated to version 3.11.
    • ClamAV 0.88.1 security update

     

    13 March 2006
    hsphere-mail-service-4-5

    Additional boolean configuration parameters:

    • uquotacheck provides message bouncing during SMTP session in case of mailbox quota overflow.
    • localtime provides generation of date stamps in local timezones for various qmail programs.

     

    09 Feb 2006
    hsphere-mail-service-4-4

    Changes and improvements:
    • Logging SPF related info (LOG_MAIL syslog facility).
    • Additional SpamAssassin configurable parameters:
      • maxsascore (Score, after which spam messages will be removed; default: 100000)
      • samsgsize (Specify maximum message size, in bytes, to be sent to spamd, otherwise this step will be skipped; default: 250k)
      • satimeout (Timeout in seconds for communications to spamd; default: 600).
    • Optimized vpopmail authentication mechanism in mysql mode - dynamic relay settings are stored and read by tcpserver from MySQL DB. Static relay settings remain in tcp.smtp.cdb - this is useful to provide more flexible mail server parameters tuning by setting predefined variables.
    • Added opensmtptimeout parameter. It allows to set open relay lifetime, in minutes, after POP-before-SMTP authentication; default: 3 hours.

     

    19 Jan 2006
    hsphere-mail-service-4-3

    This version incorporates improvements and fixes of hsphere-mail-service-3-14.

     

     
    hsphere-mail-service-4-1

    This is the next generation mail system built especially for H-Sphere 2.5 and up.




    See Also:

    H-Sphere Mail
    H-Sphere Mail Service
    Mail Service Updates (before HS 2.5)



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