[SURBL-Discuss] ANNOUNCE: Mail::SpamAsssassin::SpamCopURI 0.11

Jeff Chan jeffc at surbl.org
Tue Apr 20 23:46:01 CEST 2004


On Tuesday, April 20, 2004, 9:40:17 PM, Eric Kolve wrote:
> I have just released SpamCopURI version 0.11.  This fixes a few 
> bugs that had been reported and adds open redirect resolution.

> This basically takes a URL from say rd.yahoo.com and attempts 
> to resolve the Location header without ever fetching from
> the potential spammy site.

> Only the URLs that have hosts that match an address list get
> redirect resolution.  As well, redirect resolution is off
> by default, but can be enabled in the conf file.  I have
> placed several open redirect sites in the conf file.
> The basic requirement is that the redirect return a 300
> level HTTP response when fetching.  I placed google.com
> in there even though they don't have their own redirect
> domain, but this should be fairly safe since most if not
> all google URLs are either redirects or searches.  Give 
> it a try and tell me what you think.  This is all dependent 
> upon LWP, but if you don't have LWP everything else
> will function as it did before.  

> I have removed all the deprecated tests that depended on local Storable
> data. See the INSTALL file for information about upgrading
> from a previous version. There is all a bit more information
> about installation that should help those that had trouble
> in the past.

> --eric

Excellent!

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also?  I can if you like, but figure you should get the honors.
:-)

Jeff C.



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