Bug 149130 - Actual email from MS Outlook is flagged as pretending to be from MS Outlook
Summary: Actual email from MS Outlook is flagged as pretending to be from MS Outlook
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Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: spamassassin   
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Version: 3.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Warren Togami
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Reported: 2005-02-18 23:49 UTC by Ronald Cole
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:07 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-06-08 18:51:25 UTC
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Description Ronald Cole 2005-02-18 23:49:22 UTC
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Description of problem:
User sends an actual email from M$ Outlook 2003 (X-Mailer: Microsoft
Office Outlook, Build 11.0.5510) and spamassassin thinks that it's a
"Forged mail pretending to be from MS Outlook".

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.  Send email from M$ Outlook 2003 to a completely updated RHEL3
system with spamassassin installed, configured, and enabled.

Actual Results:  X-Spam-Report:   This mail is probably spam.  The
original message has been attached
  FORGED_MUA_OUTLOOK (3.5 points)  Forged mail pretending to be from
MS Outlook

Expected Results:  Spamassassin to recognize email from Microsoft
Outlook 2003 without flagging it as "forged" and scoring it 3.5 points.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Ronald Cole 2005-05-21 22:27:56 UTC
Ok, RHEL3 Update 5 was released, late, and still doesn't have spamassassin
3.xx!!  I'm still having this problem with this stale version, as well as the
problem in bug #144751.  Additionally, the URIBL_SBL feature is a feature that
is sorely missing from 2.55-3.4!

I'm going to go out on a limb, here, and recommend that you either update
spamassassin to 3.xx in RHEL3, or remove it completely from the distribution in
Update 6.  It does NOBODY any good to keep a stale/broken package around in an
Enterprise distribution.

Comment 2 Warren Togami 2007-06-08 18:51:25 UTC
Closing WONTFIX, RHEL3 spamassassin will not be updated.

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