Bug 1585940 - the traptoemail script from the net-snmp-perl breaks date in mail header
Summary: the traptoemail script from the net-snmp-perl breaks date in mail header
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Classification: Red Hat
Component: net-snmp
Version: 7.5
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Josef Ridky
QA Contact: David Jež
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2018-06-05 07:12 UTC by Michal Žejdl
Modified: 2019-08-06 13:08 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version: net-snmp-5.7.2-39.el7
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Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2019-08-06 13:08:42 UTC
Target Upstream Version:

Attachments (Terms of Use)
patch (582 bytes, patch)
2018-06-05 07:12 UTC, Michal Žejdl
no flags Details | Diff

System ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2019:2239 None None None 2019-08-06 13:08:57 UTC

Description Michal Žejdl 2018-06-05 07:12:56 UTC
Created attachment 1447749 [details]

Description of problem:


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


How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1. system locale set to non-EN (my is LANG=cs_CZ.UTF-8)
2. traphandle default traptoemail any_email_address (/etc/snmp/snmptrapd.conf)
3. generate some SNMP trap for snmptrapd, see date in the arrived mail

Actual results:

from traptoemail:
Date: Ăšt,  5 ÄŤen 2018 09:11:05 +0200

Expected results:

from MTA:
Date: Sat,  2 Jun 2018 13:07:08 +0200 (CEST)

Additional info:

comment out the line with "Date: " is sufficient, but this workaround doesn't survive package update

Comment 2 Josef Ridky 2018-06-07 10:26:18 UTC
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Patch has been delivered to upstream. After upstream accept it, I can apply it in Fedora/RHEL as well.

Comment 7 errata-xmlrpc 2019-08-06 13:08:42 UTC
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.

For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.

If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.


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