spamass-milter - milter for filtering mail through spamassassin

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package name spamass-milter
Package version 0.3.2
Package release 1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 115 B
Download size 34.21 KB
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A milter used to filter mail through spamassassin (spamc)
early in the delivery process. Enables site wide filtering through
spamassassin without speed penalties incured by setting up and
tearing down procmail processes for each e-mail.
Will work with sendmail, postfix, or any other MTA which can use milters.
- Administrator (or user) specified rejection threshold
- User specific spamassassin settings
- Header-only modification


Package Version Architecture Repository
spamass-milter_0.3.2-1_i386.deb 0.3.2 i386 Ubuntu Universe
spamass-milter - - -


Name Value
adduser -
libc6 >= 2.14
libgcc1 >= 1:4.1.1
libmilter1.0.1 -
libstdc++6 >= 4.6
spamc -


Type URL
Binary Package spamass-milter_0.3.2-1_amd64.deb
Source Package spamass-milter

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install spamass-milter deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install spamass-milter




2011-06-13 - Don Armstrong <>
spamass-milter (0.3.2-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
* No longer create home directory for spamass-milter; remove on purge if
it exists (closes: #668717)
* Use autotools-dev to update config.sub/config.guess (closes: #539791)
* Include support for ipv6 (Thanks to Wilmer van der Gaast) (closes: #569483)
* Add SMTP auth information to received header (Thanks to Knut Arne
Bjørndal) (closes: #627989)
2010-03-22 - Don Armstrong <>
spamass-milter (0.3.1-10) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix zombies which were happening with -x. (closes: #575019)
2009-03-11 - Don Armstrong <>
spamass-milter (0.3.1-9) unstable; urgency=high
* Call restorecon on the socket and pidfile directories to make SELinux
happy (thanks to Russell Coker) (closes: #518552)
* Document how to make inet:9999@ work (closes: #519245)
* Document that using the -x option requires being in the smmsp group
(closes: #515158)
* Deal with inet:999 sockets (closes: #514749)
- handle them more sanely in the init script
- document how to deal with them in README.Debian and
* Use new popenenv function instead of open; fixes remote code exploit
as the spamass-milter user when run using -x. (closes: #573228)
2009-01-23 - Don Armstrong <>
spamass-milter (0.3.1-8) unstable; urgency=low
* Update the documentation in README.Debian to indicate that a different
path to the postfix socket may be required in chrooted postfix
installs (closes: #496003)
* Update milter_connect_macros_line (thanks to Marco d'Itri)
* Fix the code to generate a sendmail-compatible header (thanks to Marco
d'Itri) (closes: #510665).
* Put Homepage in the proper location
* Update standards version with only the above change
2008-02-25 - Don Armstrong <>
spamass-milter (0.3.1-7) unstable; urgency=low
* Add LSB options to init script (closes: #467145)
* Add status init script command support
2007-05-19 - Don Armstrong <>
spamass-milter (0.3.1-6) unstable; urgency=low
* New version to allow building against libmilter1
2007-02-26 - Don Armstrong <>
spamass-milter (0.3.1-5) unstable; urgency=low
* Run spamass-milter as a new user, spamassmilter instead of nobody
(closes: #411094)
* Use --oknodo in stop so we don't fail when spamassmilter is not running
(closes: #412524)
2007-01-28 - Don Armstrong <>
spamass-milter (0.3.1-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Flip the order of socket and piddir creation, because the default for
sendmail has them in the same directory. [This was breaking new
sendmail installs.]
2007-01-01 - Don Armstrong <>
spamass-milter (0.3.1-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Use dirname instead of basename (closes: #391909)
* Add RUNAS option to change the user that spamass-milter runs as.
* Automatically detect postfix installs, and change the PID, SOCKET, and
SOCKETMODE options accordingly (closes: #391789) Thanks to Zach
Sadecki and Marco d'Itri for testing this fix.
2006-04-05 - Don Armstrong <>
spamass-milter (0.3.1-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Create /var/run/sendmail if it doesn't already exist to allow for
/var/run on a tmpfs (closes: #373812)
* Stop depending on sendmail, and begin recommending sendmail or postfix
(closes: #378460)

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