[RndTbl] SpamAssassin false positives on DATE_IN_FUTURE_96_Q?
kevin.a.mcgregor at gmail.com
Mon Nov 14 17:46:35 CST 2011
So you've changed the date manually to be exactly the same, and the rule
On Mon, Nov 14, 2011 at 4:56 PM, Gilbert E. Detillieux <
gedetil at cs.umanitoba.ca> wrote:
> I mentioned this problem at the last round-table session, but didn't get a
> solution, so I thought I'd post it here, just in case anyone has any
> suggestions to offer.
> I'm still seeing a whole bunch of false positives in SpamAssassin, since
> an update was installed in mid-September on a CentOS 5.7 system, for a rule
> called DATE_IN_FUTURE_96_Q, which is only supposed to be triggered when the
> "Date:" header has a date that is 4 days to 4 month ahead of the date in
> the "Received" header that has the _smallest_ difference in date.
> Here are the headers from the latest e-mail I've received with this
> false-positive. (I've stripped out irrelevant headers, for the sake of
> clarity and simplicity.)
> From topfivestories at messagent.**itworldcanada.com<topfivestories at messagent.itworldcanada.com> Mon Nov 14 07:50:13 2011
> Received: from mail.messagent.itworldcanada.**com<http://mail.messagent.itworldcanada.com>(
> by palladium.cs.umanitoba.ca (8.13.8/8.13.8) with SMTP id
> for <gedetil at cs.umanitoba.ca>; Mon, 14 Nov 2011 07:50:12 -0600
> Date: Mon, 14 Nov 2011 08:50:13 -0500
> X-Spam-Status: No, score=-0.3 required=5.0 tests=BAYES_00,DATE_IN_FUTURE_*
> HTML_MESSAGE,RP_MATCHES_RCVD autolearn=no version=3.3.1
> X-Spam-Checker-Version: SpamAssassin 3.3.1 (2010-03-16) on
> Note that I'm calling spamd via the spamass-milter on a system running
> sendmail. Note also, that in the above example, the only "Received" header
> was the one generated by my own server. (I've had other false positives,
> however, with multiple "Received" headers, all of which were within seconds
> of the time in the "Date" header.)
> Any ideas?
> Gilbert E. Detillieux E-mail: <gedetil at muug.mb.ca>
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