mimedefang - e-mail filter program for sendmail

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package filename mimedefang_2.84-3_amd64.deb
Package name mimedefang
Package version 2.84
Package release 3
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Category universe/mail
Homepage http://www.mimedefang.org/
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <ubuntu-devel-discuss@lists.ubuntu.com>
Download size 195.16 KB
Installed size 701.00 KB
MIMEDefang is an e-mail filter program which processes all messages sent
via Sendmail. It splits multi-part MIME messages into their components
and can delete or modify those parts before reassembling the message and
sending it on its way.


Package Version Architecture Repository
mimedefang_2.84-3_i386.deb 2.84 i386 Ubuntu Universe
mimedefang - - -


Name Value
adduser -
debconf >= 0.5
debconf-2.0 -
libc6 >= 2.15
libio-stringy-perl -
libmailtools-perl -
libmilter1.0.1 >= 8.14.1
libmime-base64-perl -
libmime-tools-perl -
libperl5.28 >= 5.28.0
libunix-syslog-perl -
perl:any -
psmisc -


Type URL
Mirror archive.ubuntu.com
Binary Package mimedefang_2.84-3_amd64.deb
Source Package mimedefang

Install Howto

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




2018-11-14 - Christoph Martin <martin@uni-mainz.de>
mimedefang (2.84-3) unstable; urgency=low
[ Ondřej Nový ]
* d/control: Deprecating priority extra as per policy 4.0.1
* d/changelog: Remove trailing whitespaces
* d/rules: Remove trailing whitespaces
[ Christoph Martin ]
* fix redirection in postinst script (closes: #908251)
* replace suggest tk8.3 with tk (closes: #905983)
2018-07-23 - Christoph Martin <martin@uni-mainz.de>
mimedefang (2.84-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* fix creation of mimedefang spool directory in postinst (closes:
2018-07-20 - Christoph Martin <martin@uni-mainz.de>
mimedefang (2.84-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Move Vcs-* to Salsa
* Fix installation of graphdefang documentation (closes: #903180)
* New upstream version 2.84
* mimedefang.pl: Correctly use "$mon" rather than "$min" to generate
quarantine file names.
* mimedefang-multiplexor: Make "workerinfo nnn" show how long ago
the last state change was for a given worker.
* Fix raise condition in postinst code (closes: #890840)
* Include systemd-units (Thanks to Richard Laager <rlaager@wiktel.com>)
(closes: #877663)
2017-11-24 - Christoph Martin <martin@uni-mainz.de>
mimedefang (2.83-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream version 2.83
* mimedefang.pl: Add an extra level of subdirectories in the quarantine
to avoid 32K subdirectory limit on ext3.
* Make mimedefang and mimedefang-multiplexor write their PID files
as root to avoid an unprivileged user tampering with the pidfiles.
* Update contrib/graphdefang with improvements from Kevin A. McGrail.
* Terminology change:  Change "slave" to "worker" everywhere.
* Add a new -V maxLifetime option to mimedefang-multiplexor that
terminates worker processes after maxLifetime seconds (approximately).
This is in addition to the -r maxRequests option.
* update watch file to check download signature
2016-12-23 - Christoph Martin <martin@uni-mainz.de>
mimedefang (2.79-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* move project to git on collabmaint
* change recommends for graphdefang from php5 to php (closes: 849165)
* Switch to dpkg-source 3.0 (quilt) format
* Update debhelper compat version to 9
* Update standards version
* change init stop action to always wait for deamon to exit (closes: #807078)
2016-11-08 - Christoph Martin <martin@uni-mainz.de>
mimedefang (2.79-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release
* Improve Postfix compatibility by trying to get QueueID after first
RCPT command, and if not found, at the EOH milter phase.
* Make mimedefang-multiplexor exit with a successful return code upon
receipt of SIGTERM.
* Use 64-bit variables where supported for some statstics counters that
could overflow with only 32-bit variables, yielding incorrect statistics
* fix graphdefang.cgi (closes: #799583)
* add pt_BR debconf translation (closes: #816943)
2015-06-11 - Christoph Martin <christoph.martin@uni-mainz.de>
mimedefang (2.78-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
* Fix bug in logic that coalesces multiparts to single-parts if
possible; the bug broke DKIM signing.  Fix is courtesy of
Peter Nagel.
* Change old author's name to "Dianne Skoll" in many places.
* Add support for filter_wrapup callback.  This is called at the
very end and permits header modifications, but not body
modifications.  Useful for DKIM-signing.
* Fix FTBFS with -Werror=format-security (closes: #646347)
* remove obsolete dependency from libfile-scan-perl

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