[clamav-users] ClamAV Digest weirdness

Bill Cottis bill.cottis at btinternet.com
Sat May 7 02:42:55 EDT 2016


I also had an email two days ago with a very large number of items (.eml
enclosures) though I deleted it without reading it.

I also had the original problem that Paul had, and reported it to the
list in March. I never changed my email address, though.

Bill Cottis.
On 07/05/16 01:00, Joel Esler (jesler) wrote:
> Interesting. I haven’t had any other reports of this..  I’ll keep an eye out
> 
> --
> Joel Esler
> Manager, Talos Group
> 
> 
> 
> 
> On May 6, 2016, at 12:17 PM, Paul Kosinski <clamav-users at iment.com<mailto:clamav-users at iment.com>> wrote:
> 
> Today (6 May), I received a single 1.22 MB Digest email with an
> astounding *586* items, dated from Feb 7 through yesterday, May 5.
> 
> The Digest had mysteriously stopped in early February, and couldn't be
> restarted even when I signed up with a *new* email address. I then gave
> up on the Digest and switched to individual email.
> 
> There is obviously something quite weird with the Digest mechanism if
> it can suddenly send an enormous email with everything not sent for
> months, mostly for one subscriber, to a nominally *different*
> subscriber: the giant Digest was set to the *new* email address.
> 
> Unless, of course, this was done by hand in an attempt to remedy the
> multi-month gap. (When I had reported the loss of Digest in early
> March, it was claimed that the mailing lists hadn't been changed and
> there was no glitch there.)
> 
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