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Bug 299300 - mail-filter/spamassassin maybe considering 2010 e-mails spammy.
Summary: mail-filter/spamassassin maybe considering 2010 e-mails spammy.
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 299256
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: New packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: High major (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Linux bug wranglers
Depends on:
Reported: 2010-01-02 03:28 UTC by Philippe Chaintreuil
Modified: 2010-01-02 03:31 UTC (History)
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Description Philippe Chaintreuil 2010-01-02 03:28:40 UTC
I guess someone hard-coded 2010 and beyond as spammy.

See this Slashdot entry for details:

The "fix" (a punt for a decade really) is to change it to 2020 by changing /usr/share/spamassassin/

1) search 'FH_DATE_PAST_20XX'
2) change '/20[1-9][0-9]/' to '/20[2-9][0-9]/'

We may wish to make a patch and get it out fast.

Reproducible: Always

SA bug report:
Another page:

I set this as "MAJOR" because it adds 3.4 to the spammy scores, which is pretty darn high.
Comment 1 Jeremy Olexa (darkside) (RETIRED) archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2010-01-02 03:31:17 UTC
The fix is to sa-update or use 3.2.1-r2 :)

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 299256 ***