Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 970197
Sendmail::PMilter violates Milter protocol when max children reached
Last modified: 2013-06-29 14:20:26 EDT
Created attachment 756407 [details]
patch to block instead of erroring on max children
When the maximum number of interpreters is set by a milter, and that maximum is reached, Sendmail::PMilter violates the Milter protocol by sending SMFIR_TEMPFAIL to the MTA rather than doing initial negotiation. An error code is not allowed there; negotiation is required.
I've posted a fix at https://rt.cpan.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=85833 and also attached it to this ticket. Please consider including it in the Fedora RPM for Sendmail::PMilter, since it's unlikely that it'll make it into the official Sendmail::PMilter release any time soon.
perl-Sendmail-PMilter-1.00-8.fc19 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 19.
perl-Sendmail-PMilter-1.00-8.fc18 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 18.
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 19 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing perl-Sendmail-PMilter-1.00-8.fc19'
as soon as you are able to.
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perl-Sendmail-PMilter-1.00-8.fc18 has been pushed to the Fedora 18 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
perl-Sendmail-PMilter-1.00-8.fc19 has been pushed to the Fedora 19 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.