Rename $interface_address and $interface_port as $received_ip_address
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3Change log file for Exim from version 4.21
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9TK/01 Bugzilla #401. Fix DK spooling code so that it can overwrite a
10 leftover -K file (the existence of which was triggered by #402).
11 While we were at it, introduced process PID as part of the -K
12 filename. This should rule out race conditions when creating
13 these files.
14
15TK/02 Bugzilla #402. Apply patch from Simon Arlott, speeding up DK signing
16 processing considerably. Previous code took too long for large mails,
17 triggering a timeout which in turn triggers #401.
18
19TK/03 Introduced HAVE_LINUX_SENDFILE to os.h-Linux. Currently only used
20 in the DK code in transports.c. sendfile() is not really portable,
21 hence the _LINUX specificness.
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23TF/01 In the add_headers option to the mail command in an Exim filter,
24 there was a bug that Exim would claim a syntax error in any
25 header after the first one which had an odd number of characters
26 in the field name.
27
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28PH/01 If a server that rejects MAIL FROM:<> was the target of a sender
29 callout verification, Exim cached a "reject" for the entire domain. This
30 is correct for most verifications, but it is not correct for a recipient
31 verification with use_sender or use_postmaster set, because in that case
32 the callout does not use MAIL FROM:<>. Exim now distinguishes the special
33 case of MAIL FROM:<> rejection from other early rejections (e.g.
34 rejection of HELO). When verifying a recipient using a non-null MAIL
35 address, the cache is ignored if it shows MAIL FROM:<> rejection.
36 Whatever the result of the callout, the value of the domain cache is
37 left unchanged (for any other kind of callout, getting as far as trying
38 RCPT means that the domain itself is ok).
39
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40PH/02 Tidied a number of unused variable and signed/unsigned warnings that
41 gcc 4.1.1 threw up.
42
43PH/03 On Solaris, an unexpectedly close socket (dropped connection) can
44 manifest itself as EPIPE rather than ECONNECT. When tidying away a
45 session, the daemon ignores ECONNECT errors and logs others; it now
46 ignores EPIPE as well.
47
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48PH/04 Applied Nico Erfurth's refactoring patch to tidy up mime.c
49 (quoted-printable decoding).
50
cc2ed8f7 51PH/05 Applied Nico Erfurth's refactoring patch to tidy up spool_mbox.c, and
21a04aa3 52 later the small subsequent patch to fix an introduced bug.
f951fd57 53
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54PH/06 Installed the latest Cygwin Makefile from the Cygwin maintainer.
55
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56PH/07 There was no check for overflow in expansions such as ${if >{1}{4096M}}.
57
58PH/08 An error is now given if message_size_limit is specified negative.
59
38a0a95f 60PH/09 Applied and tidied up Jakob Hirsch's patch for allowing ACL variables
641cb756 61 to be given (somewhat) arbitrary names.
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63JJ/01 exipick 20060919.0, allow for arbitrary acl_ variables introduced
64 in 4.64-PH/09.
65
66JJ/02 exipick 20060919.0, --show-vars args can now be regular expressions,
67 miscellaneous code fixes
68
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69PH/10 Added the log_reject_target ACL modifier to specify where to log
70 rejections.
71
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72PH/11 Callouts were setting the name used for EHLO/HELO from $smtp_active_
73 hostname. This is wrong, because it relates to the incoming message (and
74 probably the interface on which it is arriving) and not to the outgoing
75 callout (which could be using a different interface). This has been
76 changed to use the value of the helo_data option from the smtp transport
77 instead - this is what is used when a message is actually being sent. If
78 there is no remote transport (possible with a router that sets up host
79 addresses), $smtp_active_hostname is used.
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14aa5a05 81PH/12 Installed Andrey Panin's patch to add a dovecot authenticator. Various
7befa435 82 tweaks were necessary in order to get it to work (see also 21 below):
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83 (a) The code assumed that strncpy() returns a negative number on buffer
84 overflow, which isn't the case. Replaced with Exim's string_format()
85 function.
86 (b) There were several signed/unsigned issues. I just did the minimum
87 hacking in of casts. There is scope for a larger refactoring.
88 (c) The code used strcasecmp() which is not a standard C function.
89 Replaced with Exim's strcmpic() function.
90 (d) The code set only $1; it now sets $auth1 as well.
91 (e) A simple test gave the error "authentication client didn't specify
92 service in request". It would seem that Dovecot has changed its
93 interface. Fortunately there's a specification; I followed it and
94 changed what the client sends and it appears to be working now.
95
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96PH/13 Added $message_headers_raw to provide the headers without RFC 2047
97 decoding.
98
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99PH/14 Corrected misleading output from -bv when -v was also used. Suppose the
100 address A is aliased to B and C, where B exists and C does not. Without
101 -v the output is "A verified" because verification stops after a
102 successful redirection if more than one address is generated. However,
103 with -v the child addresses are also verified. Exim was outputting "A
104 failed to verify" and then showing the successful verification for C,
105 with its parentage. It now outputs "B failed to verify", showing B's
106 parentage before showing the successful verification of C.
107
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108PH/15 Applied Michael Deutschmann's patch to allow DNS black list processing to
109 look up a TXT record in a specific list after matching in a combined
110 list.
111
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112PH/16 It seems that the options setting for the resolver (RES_DEFNAMES and
113 RES_DNSRCH) can affect the behaviour of gethostbyname() and friends when
114 they consult the DNS. I had assumed they would set it the way they
115 wanted; and indeed my experiments on Linux seem to show that in some
116 cases they do (I could influence IPv6 lookups but not IPv4 lookups).
117 To be on the safe side, however, I have now made the interface to
118 host_find_byname() similar to host_find_bydns(), with an argument
119 containing the DNS resolver options. The host_find_byname() function now
120 sets these options at its start, just as host_find_bydns() does. The smtp
121 transport options dns_qualify_single and dns_search_parents are passed to
122 host_find_byname() when gethostbyname=TRUE in this transport. Other uses
123 of host_find_byname() use the default settings of RES_DEFNAMES
124 (qualify_single) but not RES_DNSRCH (search_parents).
125
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126PH/17 Applied (a modified version of) Nico Erfurth's patch to make
127 spool_read_header() do less string testing, by means of a preliminary
128 switch on the second character of optional "-foo" lines. (This is
129 overdue, caused by the large number of possibilities that now exist.
130 Originally there were few.) While I was there, I also converted the
131 str(n)cmp tests so they don't re-test the leading "-" and the first
132 character, in the hope this might squeeze out yet more improvement.
133
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134PH/18 Two problems with "group" syntax in header lines when verifying: (1) The
135 flag allowing group syntax was set by the header_syntax check but not
136 turned off, possible causing trouble later; (2) The flag was not being
137 set at all for the header_verify test, causing "group"-style headers to
138 be rejected. I have now set it in this case, and also caused header_
139 verify to ignore an empty address taken from a group. While doing this, I
140 came across some other cases where the code for allowing group syntax
141 while scanning a header line wasn't quite right (mostly, not resetting
142 the flag correctly in the right place). These bugs could have caused
143 trouble for malformed header lines. I hope it is now all correct.
144
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145PH/19 The functions {pwcheck,saslauthd}_verify_password() are always called
146 with the "reply" argument non-NULL. The code, however (which originally
147 came from elsewhere) had *some* tests for NULL when it wrote to *reply,
148 but it didn't always do it. This confused somebody who was copying the
149 code for some other use. I have removed all the tests.
150
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151PH/20 It was discovered that the GnuTLS code had support for RSA_EXPORT, a
152 feature that was used to support insecure browsers during the U.S. crypto
153 embargo. It requires special client support, and Exim is probably the
154 only MTA that supported it -- and would never use it because real RSA is
155 always available. This code has been removed, because it had the bad
156 effect of slowing Exim down by computing (never used) parameters for the
157 RSA_EXPORT functionality.
158
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159PH/21 On the advice of Timo Sirainen, added a check to the dovecot
160 authenticator to fail if there's a tab character in the incoming data
161 (there should never be unless someone is messing about, as it's supposed
162 to be base64-encoded). Also added, on Timo's advice, the "secured" option
163 if the connection is using TLS or if the remote IP is the same as the
164 local IP, and the "valid-client-cert option" if a client certificate has
165 been verified.
166
48da4259 167PH/22 As suggested by Dennis Davis, added a server_condition option to *all*
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168 authenticators. This can be used for authorization after authentication
169 succeeds. (In the case of plaintext, it servers for both authentication
170 and authorization.)
171
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172PH/23 Testing for tls_required and lost_connection in a retry rule didn't work
173 if any retry times were supplied.
174
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175PH/24 Exim crashed if verify=helo was activated during an incoming -bs
176 connection, where there is no client IP address to check. In this
177 situation, the verify now always succeeds.
178
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179PH/25 Applied John Jetmore's -Mset patch.
180
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181PH/26 Added -bem to be like -Mset, but loading a message from a file.
182
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183PH/27 In a string expansion for a processed (not raw) header when multiple
184 headers of the same name were present, leading whitespace was being
185 removed from all of them, but trailing whitespace was being removed only
186 from the last one. Now trailing whitespace is removed from each header
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187 before concatenation. Completely empty headers in a concatenation (as
188 before) are ignored.
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190PH/28 Fixed bug in backwards-compatibility feature of PH/09 (thanks to John
191 Jetmore). It would have mis-read ACL variables from pre-4.61 spool files.
192
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193PH/29 [Removed. This was a change that I later backed out, and forgot to
194 correct the ChangeLog entry (that I had efficiently created) before
195 committing the later change.]
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197PH/30 Exim was sometimes attempting to deliver messages that had suffered
198 address errors (4xx response to RCPT) over the same connection as other
199 messages routed to the same hosts. Such deliveries are always "forced",
200 so retry times are not inspected. This resulted in far too many retries
201 for the affected addresses. The effect occurred only when there were more
202 hosts than the hosts_max_try setting in the smtp transport when it had
203 the 4xx errors. Those hosts that it had tried were not added to the list
204 of hosts for which the message was waiting, so if all were tried, there
205 was no problem. Two fixes have been applied:
206
207 (i) If there are any address or message errors in an SMTP delivery, none
208 of the hosts (tried or untried) are now added to the list of hosts
209 for which the message is waiting, so the message should not be a
210 candidate for sending over the same connection that was used for a
211 successful delivery of some other message. This seems entirely
212 reasonable: after all the message is NOT "waiting for some host".
213 This is so "obvious" that I'm not sure why it wasn't done
214 previously. Hope I haven't missed anything, but it can't do any
215 harm, as the worst effect is to miss an optimization.
216
217 (ii) If, despite (i), such a delivery is accidentally attempted, the
218 routing retry time is respected, so at least it doesn't keep
219 hammering the server.
220
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221PH/31 Installed Andrew Findlay's patch to close the writing end of the socket
222 in ${readsocket because some servers need this prod.
223
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224PH/32 Added some extra debug output when updating a wait-xxx database.
225
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226PH/33 The hint "could be header name not terminated by colon", which has been
227 given for certain expansion errors for a long time, was not being given
228 for the ${if def:h_colon_omitted{... case.
229
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230PH/34 The spec says: "With one important exception, whenever a domain list is
231 being scanned, $domain contains the subject domain." There was at least
232 one case where this was not true.
233
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234PH/35 The error "getsockname() failed: connection reset by peer" was being
235 written to the panic log as well as the main log, but it isn't really
236 panic-worthy as it just means the connection died rather early on. I have
237 removed the panic log writing for the ECONNRESET error when getsockname()
238 fails.
239
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240PH/36 After a 4xx response to a RCPT error, that address was delayed (in queue
241 runs only) independently of the message's sender address. This meant
242 that, if the 4xx error was in fact related to the sender, a different
243 message to the same recipient with a different sender could confuse
244 things. In particualar, this can happen when sending to a greylisting
245 server, but other circumstances could also provoke similar problems.
246 I have changed the default so that the retry time for these errors is now
247 based a combination of the sender and recipient addresses. This change
248 can be overridden by setting address_retry_include_sender=false in the
249 smtp transport.
250
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251PH/37 For LMTP over TCP/IP (the smtp transport), error responses from the
252 remote server are returned as part of bounce messages. This was not
253 happening for LMTP over a pipe (the lmtp transport), but now it is the
254 same for both kinds of LMTP.
255
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256PH/38 Despite being documented as not happening, Exim was rewriting addresses
257 in header lines that were in fact CNAMEs. This is no longer the case.
258
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259PH/39 If -R or -S was given with -q<time>, the effect of -R or -S was ignored,
260 and queue runs started by the daemon processed all messages. This has
261 been fixed so that -R and -S can now usefully be given with -q<time>.
262
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263PH/40 Import PCRE release 6.7 (fixes some bugs).
264
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265PH/41 Add bitwise logical operations to eval (courtesy Brad Jorsch).
266
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267PH/42 Give an error if -q is specified more than once.
268
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269PH/43 Renamed the variables $interface_address and $interface_port as
270 $received_ip_address and $received_port, to make it clear that these
271 values apply to message reception, and not to the outgoing interface when
272 a message is delivered. (The old names remain recognized, of course.)
273
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277
278SC/01 Use a glob alias rather than an array ref in eximstats generated
279 parser. This improves both readability and performance.
280
281SC/02 Collect SpamAssassin and rejection statistics in eximstats.
282 Don't display local sender or destination tables in eximstats unless
283 there is data to show.
284 Added average volumes into the eximstats top table text output.
285
286SC/03 Collect data on the number of addresses (recipients) as well
287 as the number of messages in eximstats.
288
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289TF/01 Correct an error in the documentation for the redirect router. Exim
290 does (usually) call initgroups() when daemonizing.
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292TF/02 Call initgroups() when dropping privilege in exim.c, so that Exim runs
293 with consistent privilege compared to when running as a daemon.
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295TF/03 Note in the spec that $authenticated_id is not set for local
296 submissions from trusted users.
297
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298TF/04 The ratelimit per_rcpt option now works correctly in acl_not_smtp.
299 Thanks to Dean Brooks <dean@iglou.com> for the patch.
300
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301TF/05 Make it easier to get SMTP authentication and TLS/SSL support working
302 by adding some example configuration directives to the default
303 configuration file. A little bit of work is required to uncomment the
304 directives and define how usernames and passwords are checked, but
305 there is now a framework to start from.
306
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307PH/01 Added #define LDAP_DEPRECATED 1 to ldap.c because some of the "old"
308 functions that Exim currently uses aren't defined in ldap.h for OpenLDAP
309 without this. I don't know how relevant this is to other LDAP libraries.
310
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311PH/02 Add the verb name to the "unknown ACL verb" error.
312
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313PH/03 Magnus Holmgren's patch for filter_prepend_home.
314
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315PH/03 Fixed Bugzilla #101: macro definition between ACLs doesn't work.
316
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317PH/04 Applied Magnus Holmgren's patch to fix Bugzilla #98: transport's home
318 directory not expanded when it should be if an expanded home directory
319 was set for the address (which is overridden by the transport).
320
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321PH/05 Applied Alex Kiernan's patch to fix Bugzilla #99: a problem with
322 libradius.
323
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324PH/06 Added acl_not_smtp_start, based on Johannes Berg's patch, and set the
325 bit to forbid control=suppress_local_fixups in the acl_not_smtp ACL,
326 because it is too late at that time, and has no effect.
327
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328PH/07 Changed ${quote_pgsql to quote ' as '' instead of \' because of a
329 security issue with \' (bugzilla #107). I could not use the
330 PQescapeStringConn() function, because it needs a PGconn value as one of
331 its arguments.
332
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333PH/08 When testing addresses using -bt, indicate those final addresses that
334 are duplicates that would not cause an additional delivery. At least one
335 person was confused, thinking that -bt output corresponded to deliveries.
336 (Suppressing duplicates isn't a good idea as you lose the information
337 about possibly different redirections that led to the duplicates.)
338
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339PH/09 Applied patch from Erik to use select() instead of poll() in spam.c on
340 systems where poll() doesn't work, in particular OS X.
341
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342PH/10 Added more information to debugging output for retry time not reached.
343
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344PH/11 Applied patch from Arkadiusz Miskiewicz to apply a timeout to read
345 operations in malware.c.
346
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347PH/12 Applied patch from Magnus Holmgren to include the "h" tag in Domain Keys
348 signatures.
349
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350PH/13 If write_rejectlog was set false when logging was sent to syslog with
351 syslog_duplication set false, log lines that would normally be written
352 both the the main log and to the reject log were not written to syslog at
353 all.
354
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355PH/14 In the default configuration, change the use of "message" in ACL warn
356 statements to "add_header".
357
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358PH/15 Diagnose a filter syntax error for "seen", "unseen", or "noerror" if not
359 not followed by a command (e.g. "seen endif").
360
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361PH/16 Recognize SMTP codes at the start of "message" in ACLs and after :fail:
362 and :defer: in a redirect router. Add forbid_smtp_code to suppress the
363 latter.
364
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366 so that it is now:
367
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368 ${if or { \
369 { !eq{$h_list-id:$h_list-post:$h_list-subscribe:}{} } \
370 { match{$h_precedence:}{(?i)bulk|list|junk} } \
371 { match{$h_auto-submitted:}{(?i)auto-generated|auto-replied} } \
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372 }{no}{yes}}
373
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374 The Auto-Submitted: and various List- headers are standardised, whereas I
375 don't think Precedence: ever was.
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377PH/18 Refactored debugging code in route_finduser() to show more information,
378 in particular, the error code if getpwnam() issues one.
379
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380PH/19 Added PQsetClientEncoding(conn, "SQL_ASCII") to the pgsql code module.
381 This is apparently needed in addition to the PH/07 change above to avoid
382 any possible encoding problems.
383
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384PH/20 Perl can change the locale. Exim was resetting it after a ${perl call,
385 but not after initializing Perl.
386
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387PH/21 Added a call to PQsetNoticeProcessor() to catch pgsql "notices" and
388 output them only if debugging. By default they are written stderr,
389 apparently, which is not desirable.
390
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391PH/22 Added Alain Williams' LDAP patch to support setting REFERRALS=off on
392 queries.
393
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394JJ/01 exipick: added --reverse (and -R synonym), --random, --size, --sort and
395 --not options
396
397JJ/02 exipick: rewrote --help documentation to hopefully make more clear.
398
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399PH/23 Made -oMaa and -oMt work with -bh and -bs to pretend the connection is
400 authenticated or an ident call has been made. Suppress the default
401 values for $authenticated_id and $authenticated_sender (but permit -oMai
402 and -oMas) when testing with -bh.
403
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404PH/24 Re-jigged the order of the tests in the default configuration so that the
405 tests for valid domains and recipients precede the DNS black list and CSA
406 tests, on the grounds that those ones are more expensive.
407
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408PH/25 Exim was not testing for a space following SMTP commands such as EHLO
409 that require one. Thus, EHLORHUBARB was interpreted as a valid command.
410 This bug exists in every version of Exim that I still have, right back to
411 0.12.
412
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413PH/26 (n)wildlsearch lookups are documented as being done case-insensitively.
414 However, an attempt to turn on case-sensitivity in a regex key by
415 including (?-i) didn't work because the subject string was already
416 lowercased, and the effects were non-intuitive. It turns out that a
417 one-line patch can be used to allow (?-i) to work as expected.
418
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422
423TF/01 Fix the add_header change below (4.61 PH/55) which had a bug that (amongst
424 other effects) broke the use of negated acl sub-conditions.
425
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426PH/01 ${readsocket now supports Internet domain sockets (modified John Jetmore
427 patch).
428
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429PH/02 When tcp-wrappers is called from Exim, it returns only "deny" or "allow".
430 "Deny" causes Exim to reject the incoming connection with a 554 error.
431 Unfortunately, if there is a major crisis, such as a disk failure,
432 tcp-wrappers gives "deny", whereas what one would like would be some
433 kind of temporary error. A kludge has been added to help with this.
434 Before calling hosts_ctl(), errno is set zero. If the result is "deny", a
435 554 error is used if errno is still zero or contains ENOENT (which occurs
436 if either of the /etc/hosts.{allow,deny} files is missing). Otherwise, a
437 451 error is used.
438
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439PH/03 Add -lutil to the default FreeBSD LIBS setting.
440
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441PH/04 Change PH/19 for 4.61 was too wide. It should not be applied to host
442 errors. Otherwise a message that provokes a temporary error (when other
443 messages do not) can cause a whole host to time out.
444
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445PH/05 Batch deliveries by appendfile and pipe transports did not work when the
446 addresses were routed directly to files or pipes from a redirect router.
447 File deliveries just didn't batch; pipe deliveries might have suffered
448 odd errors.
449
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450PH/06 A failure to get a lock for a hints database would erroneously always say
451 "Failed to get write lock", even when it was really a read lock.
452
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453PH/07 The appendfile transport was creating MBX lock files with a fixed mode
454 of 0600. This has been changed to use the value of the lockfile_mode
455 option (which defaults to 0600).
456
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457PH/08 Applied small patch from the Sieve maintainer.
458
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459PH/09 If maildir_quota_directory_regex was set to exclude (say) the .Trash
460 folder from quota calculations, a direct delivery into this folder messed
461 up the contents of the maildirsize file. This was because the regex was
462 used only to exclude .Trash (or whatever) when the size of the mailbox
463 was calculated. There was no check that a delivery was happening into an
464 excluded directory. This bug has been fixed by ignoring all quota
465 processing for deliveries into excluded directories.
466
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467PH/10 Added the maildirfolder_create_regex option to appendfile.
468
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472
473PH/01 The code for finding all the local interface addresses on a FreeBSD
474 system running IPv6 was broken. This may well have applied to all BSD
475 systems, as well as to others that have similar system calls. The broken
476 code found IPv4 interfaces correctly, but gave incorrect values for the
477 IPv6 interfaces. In particular, ::1 was not found. The effect in Exim was
478 that it would not match correctly against @[] and not recognize the IPv6
479 addresses as local.
480
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481PH/02 The ipliteral router was not recognizing addresses of the form user@
482 [ipv6:....] because it didn't know about the "ipv6:" prefix.
483
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484PH/03 Added disable_ipv6.
485
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486PH/04 Changed $reply_address to use the raw form of the headers instead of the
487 decoded form, because it is most often used to construct To: headers
488 lines in autoreplies, and the decoded form may well be syntactically
489 invalid. However, $reply_address has leading white space removed, and all
490 newlines turned into spaces so that the autoreply transport does not
491 grumble.
492
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493PH/05 If group was specified without a user on a router, and no group or user
494 was specified on a transport, the group from the router was ignored.
495
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496PH/06 Increased the number of ACL variables to 20 of each type, and arranged
497 for visible compile-time settings that can be used to change these
498 numbers, for those that want even more. Backwards compatibility with old
499 spool files has been maintained. However, going back to a previous Exim
500 release will lost any variables that are in spool files.
501
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502PH/07 Two small changes when running in the test harness: increase delay when
503 passing a TCP/IP connection to a new process, in case the original
504 process has to generate a bounce, and remove special handling of
505 127.0.0.2 (sic), which is no longer necessary.
506
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507PH/08 Changed debug output of dbfn_open() flags from numbers to names, so as to
508 be the same on different OS.
509
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510PH/09 Moved a debug statement in filter processing to avoid a race problem when
511 testing.
512
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513JJ/01 exipick: fixed bug where -b (brief) output option showed "Vars:"
514 whether --show-vars was specified or not
515
516JJ/02 exipick: Added support for new ACL variable spool format introduced
517 in 4.61-PH/06
518
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519PH/10 Fixed another bug related to PH/04 above: if an incoming message had a
520 syntactically invalid From: or Reply-to: line, and a filter used this to
521 generate an autoreply, and therefore failed to obtain an address for the
522 autoreply, Exim could try to deliver to a non-existent relative file
523 name, causing unrelated and misleading errors. What now happens is that
524 it logs this as a hard delivery error, but does not attempt to create a
525 bounce message.
526
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527PH/11 The exinext utility has a -C option for testing purposes, but although
528 the given file was scanned by exinext itself; it wasn't being passed on
529 when Exim was called.
530
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531PH/12 In the smtp transport, treat an explicit ECONNRESET error the same as
532 an end-of-file indication when reading a command response.
533
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534PH/13 Domain literals for IPv6 were not recognized unless IPv6 support was
535 compiled. In many other places in Exim, IPv6 addresses are always
536 recognized, so I have changed this. It also means that IPv4 domain
537 literals of the form [IPV4:n.n.n.n] are now always recognized.
538
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539PH/14 When a uid/gid is specified for the queryprogram router, it cannot be
540 used if the router is not running as root, for example, when verifying at
541 ACL time, or when using -bh. The debugging output from this situation was
542 non-existent - all you got was a failure to exec. I have made two
543 changes:
544
545 (a) Failures to set uid/gid, the current directory, or a process leader
546 in a subprocess such as that created by queryprogram now generate
547 suitable debugging ouput when -d is set.
548
549 (b) The queryprogram router detects when it is not running as root,
550 outputs suitable debugging information if -d is set, and then runs
551 the subprocess without attempting to change uid/gid.
552
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553PH/15 Minor change to Makefile for building test_host (undocumented testing
554 feature).
555
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556PH/16 As discussed on the list in Nov/Dec: Exim no longer looks at the
557 additional section of a DNS packet that returns MX or SRV records.
558 Instead, it always explicitly searches for A/AAAA records. This avoids
559 major problems that occur when a DNS server includes only records of one
560 type (A or AAAA) in an MX/SRV packet. A byproduct of this change has
561 fixed another bug: if SRV records were looked up and the corresponding
562 address records were *not* found in the additional section, the port
563 values from the SRV records were lost.
564
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565PH/17 If a delivery to a pipe, file, or autoreply was deferred, Exim was not
566 using the correct key (the original address) when searching the retry
567 rules in order to find which one to use for generating the retry hint.
568
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569PH/18 If quota_warn_message contains a From: header, Exim now refrains from
570 adding the default one. Similarly, if it contains a Reply-To: header, the
571 errors_reply_to option, if set, is not used.
572
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573PH/19 When calculating a retry time, Exim used to measure the "time since
574 failure" by looking at the "first failed" field in the retry record. Now
575 it does not use this if it is later than than the arrival time of the
576 message. Instead it uses the arrival time. This makes for better
577 behaviour in cases where some deliveries succeed, thus re-setting the
578 "first failed" field. An example is a quota failure for a huge message
579 when small messages continue to be delivered. Without this change, the
580 "time since failure" will always be short, possible causing more frequent
581 delivery attempts for the huge message than are intended.
dd16e114 582 [Note: This change was subsequently modified - see PH/04 for 4.62.]
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584PH/20 Added $auth1, $auth2, $auth3 to contain authentication data (as well as
585 $1, $2, $3) because the numerical variables can be reset during some
586 expansion items (e.g. "match"), thereby losing the authentication data.
587
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588PH/21 Make -bV show the size of off_t variables so that the test suite can
589 decide whether to run tests for quotas > 2G.
590
591PH/22 Test the values given for quota, quota_filecount, quota_warn_threshold,
592 mailbox_size, and mailbox_filecount in the appendfile transport. If a
593 filecount value is greater than 2G or if a quota value is greater than 2G
594 on a system where the size of off_t is not greater than 4, a panic error
595 is given.
596
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597PH/23 When a malformed item such as 1.2.3/24 appears in a host list, it can
598 never match. The debug and -bh output now contains an explicit error
599 message indicating a malformed IPv4 address or mask.
600
601PH/24 An host item such as 1.2.3.4/abc was being treated as the IP address
602 1.2.3.4 without a mask. Now it is not recognized as an IP address, and
603 PH/23 above applies.
604
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605PH/25 Do not write to syslog when running in the test harness. The only
606 occasion when this arises is a failure to open the main or panic logs
607 (for which there is an explicit test).
608
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609PH/26 Added the /no_tell option to "control=freeze".
610
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611PH/27 If a host name lookup failed very early in a connection, for example, if
612 the IP address matched host_lookup and the reverse lookup yielded a name
613 that did not have a forward lookup, an error message of the form "no IP
614 address found for host xxx.xxx.xxx (during SMTP connection from NULL)"
615 could be logged. Now it outputs the IP address instead of "NULL".
1349e1e5 616
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617PH/28 An enabling patch from MH: add new function child_open_exim2() which
618 allows the sender and the authenticated sender to be set when
619 submitting a message from within Exim. Since child_open_exim() is
620 documented for local_scan(), the new function should be too.
621
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622PH/29 In GnuTLS, a forced expansion failure for tls_privatekey was not being
623 ignored. In both GnuTLS and OpenSSL, an expansion of tls_privatekey that
624 results in an empty string is now treated as unset.
625
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626PH/30 Fix eximon buffer overflow bug (Bugzilla #73).
627
278c6e6c
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628PH/31 Added sender_verify_fail logging option.
629
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630PH/32 In November 2003, the code in Exim that added an empty Bcc: header when
631 needed by RFC 822 but not by RFC 2822 was commented out. I have now
632 tidied the source and removed it altogether.
633
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634PH/33 When a queue run was abandoned because the load average was too high, a
635 log line was always written; now it is written only if the queue_run log
636 selector is set. In addition, the log line for abandonment now contains
637 information about the queue run such as the pid. This is always present
638 in "start" and "stop" lines but was omitted from the "abandon" line.
639
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640PH/34 Omit spaces between a header name and the colon in the error message that
641 is given when verify = headers_syntax fails (if there are lots of them,
642 the message gets confusing).
643
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644PH/35 Change the default for dns_check_names_pattern to allow slashes within
645 names, as there are now some PTR records that contain slashes. This check
646 is only to protect against broken name servers that fall over on strange
647 characters, so the fact that it applies to all lookups doesn't matter.
648
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649PH/36 Now that the new test suite is complete, we can remove some of the
650 special code in Exim that was needed for the old test suite. For example,
651 sorting DNS records because real resolvers return them in an arbitrary
652 order. The new test suite's fake resolver always returns records in the
653 same order.
654
655PH/37 When running in the test harness, use -odi for submitted messages (e.g.
656 bounces) except when queue_only is set, to avoid logging races between
657 the different processes.
658
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659PH/38 Panic-die if .include specifies a non-absolute path.
660
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661PH/39 A tweak to the "H" retry rule from its user.
662
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663JJ/03 exipick: Removed parentheses from 'next' and 'last' calls that specified
664 a label. They prevented compilation on older perls.
665
666JJ/04 exipick: Refactored code to prevent implicit split to @_ which caused
667 a warning to be raised on newish perls.
668
669JJ/05 exipick: Fixed bug where -bpc always showed a count of all messages
670 on queue. Changes to match documented behaviour of showing count of
671 messages matching specified criteria.
672
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673PH/40 Changed the default ident timeout from 30s to 5s.
674
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675PH/41 Added support for the use of login_cap features, on those BSD systems
676 that have them, for controlling the resources used by pipe deliveries.
677
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678PH/42 The content-scanning code uses fopen() to create files in which to put
679 message data. Previously it was not paying any attention to the mode of
680 the files. Exim runs with umask(0) because the rest of the code creates
681 files with open(), and sets the required mode explicitly. Thus, these
682 files were ending up world-writeable. This was not a big issue, because,
683 being within the spool directory, they were not world-accessible. I have
684 created a function called modefopen, which takes an additional mode
685 argument. It sets umask(777), creates the file, chmods it to the required
686 mode, then resets the umask. All the relevant calls to fopen() in the
687 content scanning code have been changed to use this function.
688
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689PH/43 If retry_interval_max is set greater than 24 hours, it is quietly reset
690 to 24 hours. This avoids potential overflow problems when processing G
691 and H retry rules. I suspect nobody ever tinkers with this value.
692
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693PH/44 Added STRIP_COMMAND=/usr/bin/strip to the FreeBSD Makefile.
694
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695PH/45 When the plaintext authenticator is running as a client, the server's
696 challenges are checked to ensure they are valid base64 strings. By
697 default, the authentication attempt is cancelled if an invalid string is
698 received. Setting client_ignore_invalid_base64 true ignores these errors.
699 The decoded challenge strings are now placed in $auth1, $auth2, etc. as
700 they are received. Thus, the responses can be made to depend on the
701 challenges. If an invalid string is ignored, an empty string is placed in
702 the variable.
703
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704PH/46 Messages that are created by the autoreply transport now contains a
705 References: header, in accordance with RFCs 2822 and 3834.
706
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707PH/47 Added authenticated_sender_force to the smtp transport.
708
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709PH/48 The ${prvs expansion was broken on systems where time_t was long long.
710
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711PH/49 Installed latest patch from the Sieve maintainer.
712
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713PH/50 When an Exim quota was set without a file count quota, and mailbox_size
714 was also set, the appendfile transport was unnecessarily scanning a
715 directory of message files (e.g. for maildir delivery) to find the count
716 of files (along with the size), even though it did not need this
717 information. It now does the scan only if it needs to find either the
718 size of the count of files.
719
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720PH/51 Added ${time_eval: to convert Exim time strings into seconds.
721
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722PH/52 Two bugs concerned with error handling when the smtp transport is
723 used in LMTP mode:
724
725 (i) Exim was not creating retry information for temporary errors given
726 for individual recipients after the DATA command when the smtp transport
727 was used in LMTP mode. This meant that they could be retried too
728 frequently, and not timed out correctly.
729
730 (ii) Exim was setting the flag that allows error details to be returned
731 for LMTP errors on RCPT commands, but not for LMTP errors for individual
732 recipients that were returned after the DATA command.
733
734PH/53 This is related to PH/52, but is more general: for any failing address,
735 when detailed error information was permitted to be returned to the
736 sender, but the error was temporary, then after the final timeout, only
737 "retry timeout exceeded" was returned. Now it returns the full error as
738 well as "retry timeout exceeded".
739
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740PH/54 Added control=allow_auth_unadvertised, as it seems there are clients that
741 do this, and (what is worse) MTAs that accept it.
742
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743PH/55 Added the add_header modified to ACLs. The use of "message" with "warn"
744 will now be deprecated.
745
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746PH/56 New os.c-cygwin from the Cygwin maintainer.
747
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748JJ/06 exipick: added --unsorted option to allow unsorted output in all output
749 formats (previously only available in exim formats via -bpr, -bpru,
750 and -bpra. Now also available in native and exiqgrep formats)
751
752JJ/07 exipick: added --freeze and --thaw options to allow faster interaction
753 with very large, slow to parse queues
754
755JJ/08 exipick: added ! as generic prefix to negate any criteria format
756
757JJ/09 exipick: miscellaneous performance enhancements (~24% improvements)
758
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759PH/57 Tidies in SMTP dialogue display in debug output: (i) It was not showing
760 responses to authentication challenges, though it was showing the
761 challenges; (ii) I've removed the CR characters from the debug output for
762 SMTP output lines.
763
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764PH/58 Allow for the insertion of a newline as well as a space when a string
765 is turned into more than one encoded-word during RFC 2047 encoding. The
766 Sieve code now uses this.
767
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768PH/59 Added the following errors that can be detected in retry rules: mail_4xx,
769 data_4xx, lost_connection, tls_required.
770
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771PH/60 When a VRFY deferred or FAILED, the log message rather than the user
772 message was being sent as an SMTP response.
773
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774PH/61 Add -l and -k options to exicyclog.
775
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776PH/62 When verifying, if an address was redirected to one new address, so that
777 verification continued, and the new address failed or deferred after
778 having set something in $address_data, the value of $address_data was not
779 passed back to the ACL. This was different to the case when no
780 redirection occurred. The value is now passed back in both cases.
781
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782PH/63 Changed the macro HAVE_LOGIN_CAP (see PH/41 for this release above) to
783 HAVE_SETCLASSRESOURCES because there are different APIs in use that all
784 use login_cap.h, so on its own it isn't the distinguishing feature. The
785 new name refers directly to the setclassresources() function.
786
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787PH/65 Added configuration files for NetBSD3.
788
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789PH/66 Updated OS/Makefile-HP-UX for gcc 4.1.0 with HP-UX 11.
790
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791PH/67 Fixed minor infelicity in the sorting of addresses to ensure that IPv6
792 is preferred over IPv4.
793
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794PH/68 The bounce_return_message and bounce_return_body options were not being
795 honoured for bounces generated during the reception of non-SMTP messages.
796 In particular, this applied to messages rejected by the ACL. This bug has
797 been fixed. However, if bounce_return_message is true and bounce_return_
798 body is false, the headers that are returned for a non-SMTP message
799 include only those that have been read before the error was detected.
800 (In the case of an ACL rejection, they have all been read.)
801
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802PH/69 The HTML version of the specification is now built in a directory called
803 spec_html instead of spec.html, because the latter looks like a path with
804 a MIME-type, and this confuses some software.
805
806PH/70 Catch two compiler warnings in sieve.c.
807
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808PH/71 Fixed an obscure and subtle bug (thanks Alexander & Matthias). The
809 function verify_get_ident() calls ip_connect() to connect a socket, but
810 if the "connect()" function timed out, ip_connect() used to close the
811 socket. However, verify_get_ident() also closes the socket later, and in
812 between Exim writes to the log, which may get opened at this point. When
813 the socket was closed in ip_connect(), the log could get the same file
814 descriptor number as the socket. This naturally causes chaos. The fix is
815 not to close the socket in ip_connect(); the socket should be closed by
816 the function that creates it. There was only one place in the code where
817 this was missing, in the iplookup router, which I don't think anybody now
818 uses, but I've fixed it anyway.
819
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820PH/72 Make dns_again_means_nonexist apply to lookups using gethostbyname() as
821 well as to direct DNS lookups. Otherwise the handling of names in host
822 lists is inconsistent and therefore confusing.
823
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826-----------------
827
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828PH/01 Two changes to the default runtime configuration:
829
830 (1) Move the checks for relay_from_hosts and authenticated clients from
831 after to before the (commented out) DNS black list checks.
832
833 (2) Add control=submission to the relay_from_hosts and authenticated
834 clients checks, on the grounds that messages accepted by these
835 statements are most likely to be submissions.
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837PH/02 Several tidies to the handling of ${prvs and ${prvscheck:
838
839 (1) Generate an error if the third argument for the ${prvs expansion is
840 not a single digit.
841
842 (2) Treat a missing third argument of ${prvscheck as if it were an empty
843 string.
844
845 (3) Reset the variables that are obtained from the first argument of
846 ${prvscheck and used in the second argument before leaving the code,
847 because their memory is reclaimed, so using them afterwards may do
848 silly things.
849
850 (4) Tidy up the code for expanding the arguments of ${prvscheck one by
851 one (it's much easier than Tom thought :-).
852
853 (5) Because of (4), we can now allow for the use of $prvscheck_result
854 inside the third argument.
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856PH/03 For some reason, the default setting of PATH when running a command from
857 a pipe transport was just "/usr/bin". I have changed it to
858 "/bin:/usr/bin".
859
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860PH/04 SUPPORT_TRANSLATE_IP_ADDRESS and MOVE_FROZEN_MESSAGES did not cause
861 anything to be listed in the output from -bV.
b2f5a032 862
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863PH/05 When a filter generated an autoreply, the entire To: header line was
864 quoted in the delivery log line, like this:
865
866 => >A.N.Other <ano@some.domain> <original@ddress> ...
867
868 This has been changed so that it extracts the operative address. There
869 may be more than one such address. If so, they are comma-separated, like
870 this:
871
872 => >ano@some.domain,ona@other.domain <original@ddress> ...
873
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874PH/06 When a client host used a correct literal IP address in a HELO or EHLO
875 command, (for example, EHLO [1.2.3.4]) and the client's IP address was
876 not being looked up in the rDNS to get a host name, Exim was showing the
877 IP address twice in Received: lines, even though the IP addresses were
878 identical. For example:
879
880 Received: from [1.2.3.4] (helo=[1.2.3.4])
881
882 However, if the real host name was known, it was omitting the HELO data
883 if it matched the actual IP address. This has been tidied up so that it
884 doesn't show the same IP address twice.
885
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886PH/07 When both +timestamp and +memory debugging was on, the value given by
887 $tod_xxx expansions could be wrong, because the tod_stamp() function was
888 called by the debug printing, thereby overwriting the timestamp buffer.
889 Debugging no longer uses the tod_stamp() function when +timestamp is set.
890
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891PH/08 When the original message was included in an autoreply transport, it
892 always said "this is a copy of the message, including all the headers",
893 even if body_only or headers_only was set. It now gives an appropriate
894 message.
895
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896PH/09 Applied a patch from the Sieve maintainer which:
897
898 o fixes some comments
899 o adds the (disabled) notify extension core
900 o adds some debug output for the result of if/elsif tests
901 o points to the current vacation draft in the documentation
902 and documents the missing references header update
903
904 and most important:
905
906 o fixes a bug in processing the envelope test (when testing
907 multiple envelope elements, the last element determinted the
908 result)
909
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910PH/10 Exim was violating RFC 3834 ("Recommendations for Automatic Responses to
911 Electronic Mail") by including:
912
913 Auto-submitted: auto-generated
914
915 in the messages that it generates (bounce messages and others, such as
916 warnings). In the case of bounce messages for non-SMTP mesages, there was
917 also a typo: it was using "Auto_submitted" (underscore instead of
918 hyphen). Since every message generated by Exim is necessarily in response
919 to another message, thes have all been changed to:
920
921 Auto-Submitted: auto-replied
922
923 in accordance with these statements in the RFC:
924
925 The auto-replied keyword:
926
927 - SHOULD be used on messages sent in direct response to another
928 message by an automatic process,
929
930 - MUST NOT be used on manually-generated messages,
931
932 - MAY be used on Delivery Status Notifications (DSNs) and Message
933 Disposition Notifications (MDNs),
934
935 - MUST NOT be used on messages generated by automatic or periodic
936 processes, except for messages which are automatic responses to
937 other messages.
938
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939PH/11 Added "${if def:sender_address {(envelope-from <$sender_address>)\n\t}}"
940 to the default Received: header definition.
456682f5 941
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942PH/12 Added log selector acl_warn_skipped (default on).
943
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944PH/13 After a successful wildlsearch lookup, discard the values of numeric
945 variables because (a) they are in the wrong storage pool and (b) even if
946 they were copied, it wouldn't work properly because of the caching.
947
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948PH/14 Add check_rfc2047_length to disable enforcement of RFC 2047 length
949 checking when decoding. Apparently there are clients that generate
950 overlong encoded strings. Why am I not surprised?
951
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952PH/15 If the first argument of "${if match_address" was not empty, but did not
953 contain an "@" character, Exim crashed. Now it writes a panic log message
954 and treats the condition as false.
955
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956PH/16 In autoreply, treat an empty string for "once" the same as unset.
957
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958PH/17 A further patch from the Sieve maintainer: "Introduce the new Sieve
959 extension "envelope-auth". The code is finished and in agreement with
960 other implementations, but there is no documentation so far and in fact,
961 nobody wrote the draft yet. This extension is currently #undef'ed, thus
962 not changing the active code.
963
964 Print executed "if" and "elsif" statements when debugging is used. This
965 helps a great deal to understand what a filter does.
966
967 Document more things not specified clearly in RFC3028. I had all this
968 sorted out, when out of a sudden new issues came to my mind. Oops."
969
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970PH/18 Exim was not recognizing the "net-" search type prefix in match_ip lists
971 (Bugzilla #53).
972
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973PH/19 Exim expands the IPv6 address given to -bh to its full non-abbreviated
974 canonical form (as documented). However, after a host name lookup from
975 the IP address, check_host() was doing a simple string comparison with
976 addresses acquired from the DNS when checking that the found name did
977 have the original IP as one of its addresses. Since any found IPv6
978 addresses are likely to be in abbreviated form, the comparison could
979 fail. Luckily, there already exists a function for doing the comparison
980 by converting both addresses to binary, so now that is used instead of
981 the text comparison.
982
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983PH/20 There was another similar case to PH/19, when a complete host name was
984 given in a host list; looking up its IP address could give an abbreviated
985 form, whereas the current host's name might or might not be abbreviated.
986 The same fix has been applied.
987
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989Exim version 4.54
990-----------------
991
992PH/01 The ${base62: operator adjusted itself to base 36 when BASE_62 was
993 set to 36 (for Darwin and Cygwin), but the ${base62d: operator did not.
994 It now does.
995
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996PH/02 Two minor problems detected in Cygwin: the os.{c,h} files had lost */ on
997 the CVS lines, and there was a missing #if HAVE_IPV6 in host.c.
998
999PH/03 Typo: missing ".o" in src/pcre/Makefile.
1000
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PH
1001PH/04 Tighten up "personal" tests: Instead of testing for any "List-"
1002 header line, restrict the check to what is listed in RFCs 2369 and 2929.
1003 Also, for "Auto-Submitted", treat anything other than "no" as
1004 non-personal, in accordance with RFC 3834. (Previously it treated
1005 anything starting "auto-" as non-personal.)
1006
8857ccfd
PH
1007TF/01 The control=submission/name=... option had a problem with syntax
1008 errors if the name included a slash character. The /name= option
1009 now slurps the rest of the string, so it can include any characters
1010 but it must come last in the list of options (after /sender_retain
1011 or /domain=).
1012
433a2980
PH
1013PH/05 Some modifications to the interface to the fake nameserver for the new
1014 testing suite.
1015
3e46c1aa 1016
9a799bc0 1017
e3a311ba
TK
1018Exim version 4.53
1019-----------------
1020
1021TK/01 Added the "success_on_redirect" address verification option. See
1022 NewStuff for rationale and an example.
1023
13b685f9
PH
1024PH/01 Added support for SQLite, basic code supplied by David Woodhouse.
1025
395ff96d
PH
1026PH/02 Patch to exigrep to allow it to work on syslog lines.
1027
5b68f6e4
PH
1028PH/03 When creating an mbox file for a virus/spam scan, use fseek() instead of
1029 fread() to skip over the body file's header line, because in Cygwin the
1030 header line is locked and is inaccessible.
1031
1ab52c69
PH
1032PH/04 Added $message_exim_id, ultimately to replace $message_id (they will both
1033 co-exist for some time) to make it clear that it is the Exim ID that is
1034 referenced, not the Message-ID: header line.
1035
b07e6aa3
PH
1036PH/05 Replaced all Tom's calls to snprintf() with calls to the internal
1037 string_format() function, because snprintf() does not exist on all
1038 operating systems.
1039
254e032f
PH
1040PH/06 The use of forbid_filter_existstest now also locks out the use of the
1041 ${stat: expansion item.
1042
3af76a81
PH
1043PH/07 Changed "SMTP protocol violation: synchronization error" into "SMTP
1044 protocol synchronization error", to keep the pedants happy.
1045
2548ba04
PH
1046PH/08 Arrange for USE_INET_NTOA_FIX to be set in config.h for AIX systems as
1047 well as for IRIX systems, when gcc is being used. See the host.c source
1048 file for comments.
1049
b6c6011d
PH
1050PH/09 Installed latest Cygwin configuration files from the Cygwin maintainer.
1051
cf39cf57
PH
1052PH/10 Named domain lists were not working if used in a queue_smtp_domains
1053 setting.
1054
f1513293
PH
1055PH/11 Added support for the IGNOREQUOTA extension to LMTP, both to the lmtp
1056 transport and to the smtp transport in LMTP mode.
1057
727549a4
PH
1058TK/02 Remove one case of BASE64 error detection FTTB (undocumented anyway).
1059
af46795e
PH
1060PH/12 There was a missing call to search_tidyup() before the fork() in rda.c to
1061 run a filter in a subprocess. This could lead to confusion in subsequent
1062 lookups in the parent process. There should also be a search_tidyup() at
1063 the end of the subprocess.
1064
d7b47fd0
PH
1065PH/13 Previously, if "verify = helo" was set in an ACL, the condition was true
1066 only if the host matched helo_try_verify_hosts, which caused the
1067 verification to occur when the EHLO/HELO command was issued. The ACL just
1068 tested the remembered result. Now, if a previous verification attempt has
1069 not happened, "verify = helo" does it there and then.
1070
ee744174
JJ
1071JJ/01 exipick: added $message_exim_id variable (see 4.53-PH/04)
1072
b582ab87
PH
1073TK/03 Fix log output including CR from clamd.
1074
41a13e0a
PH
1075PH/14 A reference to $reply_address when Reply-to: was empty and From: did not
1076 exist provoked a memory error which could cause a segfault.
1077
f625cc5a
PH
1078PH/15 Installed PCRE 6.2
1079
1080PH/17 Defined BIND_8_COMPAT in the Darwin os.h file.
1081
21f7af35
PH
1082PH/18 Reversed 4.52/PH/17 because the HP-UX user found it wasn't the cause
1083 of the problem. Specifically, suggested +O2 rather than +O1 for the
1084 HP-UX compiler.
1085
31480e42
PH
1086PH/19 Added sqlite_lock_timeout option (David Woodhouse's patch).
1087
2d280592
PH
1088PH/20 If a delivery was routed to a non-standard port by means of an SRV
1089 record, the port was not correctly logged when the outgoing_port log
1090 selector was set (it logged the transort's default port).
1091
7cd1141b
PH
1092PH/21 Added support for host-specific ports to manualroute, queryprogram,
1093 fallback_hosts, and "hosts" in the smtp transport.
1094
1095PH/22 If the log selector "outgoing_port" is set, the port is now also given on
1096 host errors such as "Connection refused".
1097
750af86e
PH
1098PH/23 Applied a patch to fix problems with exim-4.52 while doing radius
1099 authentication with radiusclient 0.4.9:
1100
1101 - Error returned from rc_read_config was caught wrongly
1102 - Username/password not passed on to radius server due to wrong length.
1103
1104 The presumption is that some radiusclient API changes for 4.51/PH/17
1105 were not taken care of correctly. The code is still untested by me (my
1106 Linux distribution still has 0.3.2 of radiusclient), but it was
1107 contributed by a Radius user.
1108
1109PH/24 When doing a callout, the value of $domain wasn't set correctly when
1110 expanding the "port" option of the smtp transport.
1111
4304270b
TK
1112TK/04 MIME ACL: Fix buffer underrun that occurs when EOF condition is met
1113 while reading a MIME header. Thanks to Tom Hughes for a patch.
1114
750af86e
PH
1115PH/24 Include config.h inside local_scan.h so that configuration settings are
1116 available.
1117
64ffc24f
PH
1118PH/25 Make $smtp_command_argument available after all SMTP commands. This means
1119 that in an ACL for RCPT (for example), you can examine exactly what was
1120 received.
1121
5dd9625b
PH
1122PH/26 Exim was recognizing IPv6 addresses of the form [IPv6:....] in EHLO
1123 commands, but it was not correctly comparing the address with the actual
1124 client host address. Thus, it would show the EHLO address in Received:
1125 header lines when this was not necessary.
1126
5591031b
PH
1127PH/27 Added the % operator to ${eval:}.
1128
ba18e66a
PH
1129PH/28 Exim tries to create and chdir to its spool directory when it starts;
1130 it should be ignoring failures (because with -C, for example, it has lost
1131 privilege). It wasn't ignoring creation failures other than "already
1132 exists".
1133
9cec981f
PH
1134PH/29 Added "crypteq" to the list of supported features that Exim outputs when
1135 -bV or -d is used.
1136
aa2b5c79
PH
1137PH/30 Fixed (presumably very longstanding) bug in exim_dbmbuild: if it failed
1138 because an input line was too long, either on its own, or by virtue of
1509d3a8
PH
1139 too many continuations, the temporary file was not being removed, and the
1140 return code was incorrect.
aa2b5c79 1141
48a53b7f
PH
1142PH/31 Missing "BOOL" in function definition in filtertest.c.
1143
1c59d63b
PH
1144PH/32 Applied Sieve patches from the maintainer.
1145
671012da
TK
1146TK/05 Domainkeys: Accomodate for a minor API change in libdomainkeys 0.67.
1147
1509d3a8
PH
1148PH/33 Added "verify = not_blind".
1149
1150PH/34 There are settings for CHOWN_COMMAND and MV_COMMAND that can be used in
1151 Local/Makefile (with some defaults set). These are used in built scripts
1152 such as exicyclog, but they have never been used in the exim_install
1153 script (though there are many overriding facilities there). I have
1154 arranged that the exim_install script now takes note of these two
1155 settings.
1156
1157PH/35 Installed configuration files for Dragonfly.
1158
2fe1a124
PH
1159PH/36 When a locally submitted message by a trusted user did not contain a
1160 From: header, and the sender address was obtained from -f or from an SMTP
1161 MAIL command, and the trusted user did not use -F to supply a sender
1162 name, $originator_name was incorrectly used when constructing a From:
1163 header. Furthermore, $originator_name was used for submission mode
1164 messages from external hosts without From: headers in a similar way,
1165 which is clearly wrong.
1166
8800895a
PH
1167PH/37 Added control=suppress_local_fixups.
1168
ccfdb010
PH
1169PH/38 When log_selector = +received_sender was set, and the addition of the
1170 sender made the log line's construction buffer exactly full, or one byte
1171 less than full, an overflow happened when the terminating "\n" was
1172 subsequently added.
1173
1130bfb0
PH
1174PH/39 Added a new log selector, "unknown_in_list", which provokes a log entry
1175 when the result of a list match is failure because a DNS lookup failed.
1176
ebcb507f
PH
1177PH/40 RM_COMMAND is now used in the building process.
1178
c35e155c
PH
1179PH/41 Added a "distclean" target to the top-level Makefile; it deletes all
1180 the "build-* directories that it finds.
1181
95d1f782
PH
1182PH/42 (But a TF fix): In a domain list, Exim incorrectly matched @[] if the IP
1183 address in a domain literal was a prefix of an interface address.
1184
fd6de02e
PH
1185PH/43 (Again a TF fix): In the dnslookup router, do not apply widen_domains
1186 when verifying a sender address, unless rewrite_headers is false.
1187
58de37c5
PH
1188PH/44 Wrote a long comment about why errors_to addresses are verified as
1189 recipients, not senders.
1190
261cf466
TF
1191TF/01 Add missing LIBS=-lm to OS/Makefile-OpenBSD which was overlooked when
1192 the ratelimit ACL was added.
1193
3ee512ff
PH
1194PH/45 Added $smtp_command for the full command (cf $smtp_command_argument).
1195
e08c430f
PH
1196PH/46 Added extra information about PostgreSQL errors to the error string.
1197
bef5a11f
PH
1198PH/47 Added an interface to a fake DNS resolver for use by the new test suite,
1199 avoiding the need to install special zones in a real server. This is
1200 backwards compatible; if it can't find the fake resolver, it drops back.
1201 Thus, both old and new test suites can be run.
1202
7546de58
TF
1203TF/02 Added util/ratelimit.pl
1204
e5d5a95f
TF
1205TF/03 Minor fix to the ratelimit code to improve its behaviour in case the
1206 clock is set back in time.
1207
2e88a017
TF
1208TF/04 Fix the ratelimit support in exim_fixdb. Patch provided by Brian
1209 Candler <B.Candler@pobox.com>.
1210
a5f65aa4
TF
1211TF/05 The fix for PH/43 was not completely correct; widen_domains is always
1212 OK for addresses that are the result of redirections.
1213
e7726cbf
PH
1214PH/48 A number of further additions for the benefit of the new test suite,
1215 including a fake gethostbyname() that interfaces to the fake DNS resolver
1216 (see PH/47 above).
1217
a7fdad5b
TF
1218TF/06 The fix for widen_domains has also been applied to qualify_single and
1219 search_parents which are the other dnslookup options that can cause
1220 header rewrites.
1221
6af56900
PH
1222PH/49 Michael Haardt's randomized retrying, but as a separate retry parameter
1223 type ("H").
1224
0925ede6
PH
1225PH/50 Make never_users, trusted_users, admin_groups, trusted_groups expandable.
1226
66afa403
TF
1227TF/07 Exim produced the error message "an SRV record indicated no SMTP
1228 service" if it encountered an MX record with an empty target hostname.
1229 The message is now "an MX or SRV record indicated no SMTP service".
1230
0154e85a
TF
1231TF/08 Change PH/13 introduced the possibility that verify=helo may defer,
1232 if the DNS of the sending site is misconfigured. This is quite a
1233 common situation. This change restores the behaviour of treating a
1234 helo verification defer as a failure.
1235
16f12c76
PH
1236PH/51 If self=fail was set on a router, the bounce message did not include the
1237 actual error message.
1238
bbe902f0 1239
e5a9dba6
PH
1240Exim version 4.52
1241-----------------
1242
1243TF/01 Added support for Client SMTP Authorization. See NewStuff for details.
1244
22c3b60b
PH
1245PH/01 When a transport filter timed out in a pipe delivery, and the pipe
1246 command itself ended in error, the underlying message about the transport
1247 filter timeout was being overwritten with the pipe command error. Now the
1248 underlying error message should be appended to the second error message.
1249
06a9b4b5
PH
1250TK/01 Fix poll() being unavailable on Mac OSX 10.2.
1251
c1ac6996
PH
1252PH/02 Reduce the amount of output that "make" produces by default. Full output
1253 can still be requested.
1254
9c7a242c
PH
1255PH/03 The warning log line about a condition test deferring for a "warn" verb
1256 was being output only once per connection, rather than after each
1257 occurrence (because it was using the same function as for successful
1258 "warn" verbs). This seems wrong, so I have changed it.
1259
87ba3f5f
PH
1260TF/02 Two buglets in acl.c which caused Exim to read a few bytes of memory that
1261 it should not have, which might have caused a crash in the right
1262 circumstances, but probably never did.
1263
1264PH/04 Installed a modified version of Tony Finch's patch to make submission
1265 mode fix the return path as well as the Sender: header line, and to
1266 add a /name= option so that you can make the user's friendly name appear
1267 in the header line.
1268
29aba418
TF
1269TF/03 Added the control = fakedefer ACL modifier.
1270
fe0dab11
TF
1271TF/04 Added the ratelimit ACL condition. See NewStuff for details. Thanks to
1272 Mark Lowes for thorough testing.
870f6ba8 1273
11d337a4
TK
1274TK/02 Rewrote SPF support to work with libspf2 versions >1.2.0.
1275
1276TK/03 Merged latest SRS patch from Miles Wilton.
1277
415c8f3b
PH
1278PH/05 There's a shambles in IRIX6 - it defines EX_OK in unistd.h which conflicts
1279 with the definition in sysexits.h (which is #included earlier).
1280 Fortunately, Exim does not actually use EX_OK. The code used to try to
1281 preserve the sysexits.h value, by assumimg that macro definitions were
1282 scanned for macro replacements. I have been disabused of this notion,
1283 so now the code just undefines EX_OK before #including unistd.h.
11d337a4 1284
958541e9
PH
1285PH/06 There is a timeout for writing blocks of data, set by, e.g. data_timeout
1286 in the smtp transport. When a block could not be written in a single
1287 write() function, the timeout was being re-applied to each part-write.
1288 This seems wrong - if the receiver was accepting one byte at a time it
1289 would take for ever. The timeout is now adjusted when this happens. It
1290 doesn't have to be particularly precise.
1291
c206415f
TK
1292TK/04 Added simple SPF lookup method in EXPERIMENTAL_SPF. See NewStuff for
1293 details. Thanks to Chris Webb <chris@arachsys.com> for the patch!
1294
2a4be8f9
PH
1295PH/07 Added "fullpostmaster" verify option, which does a check to <postmaster>
1296 without a domain if the check to <postmaster@domain> fails.
1297
1cba11c5
SC
1298SC/01 Eximstats: added -xls and the ability to specify output files
1299 (patch written by Frank Heydlauf).
1300
1301SC/02 Eximstats: use FileHandles for outputing results.
1302
1303SC/03 Eximstats: allow any combination of xls, txt, and html output.
1304
1305SC/04 Eximstats: fixed display of large numbers with -nvr option
1306
1307SC/05 Eximstats: fixed merging of reports with empty tables.
1308
1309SC/06 Eximstats: added the -include_original_destination flag
1310
1311SC/07 Eximstats: removed tabs and trailing whitespace.
1312
1005d00e
TK
1313TK/05 Malware: Improve on aveserver error handling. Patch from Alex Miller.
1314
1315TK/06 MBOX spool code: Add real "From " MBOX separator line
1316 so the .eml file is really in mbox format (even though
1317 most programs do not really care). Patch from Alex Miller.
1318
1319TK/07 MBOX spool code: Add X-Envelope-From: and X-Envelope-To: headers.
1320 The latter is generated from $received_to and is only set if the
1321 message has one envelope recipient. SA can use these headers,
1322 obviously out-of-the-box. Patch from Alex Miller.
1323
9b4768fa
PH
1324PH/08 The ${def test on a variable was returning false if the variable's
1325 value was "0", contrary to what the specification has always said!
1326 The result should be true unless the variable is empty.
1327
1328PH/09 The syntax error of a character other than { following "${if
1329 def:variable_name" (after optional whitespace) was not being diagnosed.
1330 An expansion such as ${if def:sender_ident:{xxx}{yyy}} in which an
1331 accidental colon was present, for example, could give incorrect results.
1332
0d7eb84a
PH
1333PH/10 Tidied the code in a number of places where the st_size field of a stat()
1334 result is used (not including appendfile, where other changes are about
1335 to be made).
1336
1337PH/11 Upgraded appendfile so that quotas larger than 2G are now supported.
1338 This involved changing a lot of size variables from int to off_t. It
1339 should work with maildirs and everything.
1340
40727bee
TK
1341TK/08 Apply fix provided by Michael Haardt to prevent deadlock in case of
1342 spamd dying while we are connected to it.
1343
554d2369
TF
1344TF/05 Fixed a ${extract error message typo reported by Jeremy Harris
1345 <jgh@wizmail.org>
1346
1f922db1
PH
1347PH/12 Applied Alex Kiernan's patch for the API change for the error callback
1348 function for BDB 4.3.
1349
ef213c3b
PH
1350PH/13 Changed auto_thaw such that it does not apply to bounce messages.
1351
8ac170f3
PH
1352PH/14 Imported PCRE 6.0; this was more than just a trivial operation because
1353 the sources for PCRE have been re-arranged and more files are now
1354 involved.
1355
b1c749bb
PH
1356PH/15 The code I had for printing potentially long long variables in PH/11
1357 above was not the best (it lost precision). The length of off_t variables
1358 is now inspected at build time, and an appropriate printing format (%ld
c6c2dc1d
PH
1359 or %lld) is chosen and #defined by OFF_T_FMT. We also define LONGLONG_T
1360 to be "long long int" or "long int". This is needed for the internal
1361 formatting function string_vformat().
b1c749bb 1362
4aac9b49
PH
1363PH/16 Applied Matthew Newton's patch to exicyclog: "If log_file_path is set in
1364 the configuration file to be ":syslog", then the script "guesses" where
1365 the logs files are, rather than using the compiled in default. In our
1366 case the guess is not the same as the compiled default, so the script
1367 suddenly stopped working when I started to use syslog. The patch checks
1368 to see if log_file_path is "". If so, it attempts to read it from exim
1369 with no configuration file to get the compiled in version, before it
1370 falls back to the previous guessing code."
1371
294520c8
TK
1372TK/09 Added "prvs" and "prvscheck" expansion items. These help a lot with
1373 implementing BATV in an Exim configuration. See NewStuff for the gory
1374 details.
1375
5bd022fe
PH
1376PH/17 Applied Michael Haardt's patch for HP-UX, affecting only the os.h and
1377 Makefile that are specific to HP-UX.
1378
90e9ce59
PH
1379PH/18 If the "use_postmaster" option was set for a recipient callout together
1380 with the "random" option, the postmaster address was used as the MAIL
1381 FROM address for the random test, but not for the subsequent recipient
1382 test. It is now used for both.
1383
5ea81592
PH
1384PH/19 Applied Michael Haardt's patch to update Sieve to RFC3028bis. "The
1385 patch removes a few documentation additions to RFC 3028, because the
1386 latest draft now contains them. It adds the new en;ascii-case comparator
1387 and a new error check for 8bit text in MIME parts. Comparator and
1388 require names are now matched exactly. I enabled the subaddress
1389 extension, but it is not well tested yet (read: it works for me)."
1390
c6c2dc1d
PH
1391PH/20 Added macros for time_t as for off_t (see PH/15 above) and used them to
1392 rework some of the code of TK/09 above to avoid the hardwired use of
1393 "%lld" and "long long". Replaced the call to snprintf() with a call to
1394 string_vformat().
1395
fffffe4c
PH
1396PH/21 Added some other messages to those in 4.51/PH/42, namely "All relevant MX
1397 records point to non-existent hosts", "retry timeout exceeded", and
1398 "retry time not reached for any host after a long failure period".
ca02eafb 1399
9a26b6b2
PH
1400PH/22 Fixed some oversights/typos causing bugs when Exim is compiled with
1401 experimental DomainKeys support:
1402
1403 (1) The filter variables $n0-$n9 and $sn0-$sn9 were broken.
1404 (2) On an error such as an illegally used "control", the wrong name for
1405 the control was given.
1406
1407 These problems did NOT occur unless DomainKeys support was compiled.
1408
4aee0225
PH
1409PH/23 Added daemon_startup_retries and daemon_startup_sleep.
1410
32d668a5
PH
1411PH/24 Added ${if match_ip condition.
1412
8187c3f3
PH
1413PH/25 Put debug statements on either side of calls to EXIM_DBOPEN() for hints
1414 databases so that it will be absolutely obvious if a crash occurs in the
1415 DB library. This is a regular occurrence (often caused by mis-matched
1416 db.h files).
1417
ff790e47 1418PH/26 Insert a lot of missing (void) casts for functions such as chown(),
f1e894f3
PH
1419 chmod(), fcntl(), sscanf(), and other functions from stdio.h. These were
1420 picked up on a user's system that detects such things. There doesn't seem
1421 to be a gcc warning option for this - only an attribute that has to be
1422 put on the function's prototype. It seems that in Fedora Core 4 they have
1423 set this on a number of new functions. No doubt there will be more in due
1424 course.
ff790e47 1425
5417f6d1
PH
1426PH/27 If a dnslookup or manualroute router is set with verify=only, it need not
1427 specify a transport. However, if an address that was verified by such a
1428 router was the subject of a callout, Exim crashed because it tried to
1429 read the rcpt_include_affixes from the non-existent transport. Now it
1430 just assumes that the setting of that option is false. This bug was
1431 introduced by 4.51/PH/31.
1432
59cf8544
PH
1433PH/28 Changed -d+all to exclude +memory, because that information is very
1434 rarely of interest, but it makes the output a lot bigger. People tend to
1435 do -d+all out of habit.
1436
e7ad8a65
PH
1437PH/29 Removed support for the Linux-libc5 build, as it is obsolete and the
1438 code in os-type was giving problems when libc.so lives in lib64, like on
1439 x86_64 Fedora Core.
1440
ade42478
PH
1441PH/30 Exim's DNS code uses the original T_xxx names for DNS record times. These
1442 aren't the modern standard, and it seems that some systems' include files
1443 don't always have them. Exim was already checking for some of the newer
1444 ones like T_AAAA, and defining it itself. I've added checks for all the
1445 record types that Exim uses.
1446
182ad5cf
PH
1447PH/31 When using GnuTLS, if the parameters cache file did not exist, Exim was
1448 not automatically generating a new one, as it is supposed to. This
1449 prevented TLS from working. If the file did exist, but contained invalid
1450 data, a new version was generated, as expected. It was only the case of a
1451 non-existent file that was broken.
1452
b0d9fc80
TK
1453TK/10 Domainkeys: Fix a bug in verification that caused a crash in conjunction
1454 with a change in libdomainkeys > 0.64.
1455
1456TK/11 Domainkeys: Change the logic how the "testing" policy flag is retrieved
1457 from DNS. If the selector record carries the flag, it now has
1458 precedence over the domain-wide flag.
1459
1460TK/12 Cleared some compiler warnings related to SPF, SRS and DK code.
1461
47c7a64a
PH
1462PH/32 In mua_wrapper mode, if an smtp transport configuration error (such as
1463 the use of a port name that isn't defined in /etc/services) occurred, the
1464 message was deferred as in a normal delivery, and thus remained on the
1465 spool, instead of being failed because of the mua_wrapper setting. This
1466 is now fixed, and I tidied up some of the mua_wrapper messages at the
1467 same time.
1468
a388bce4
SC
1469SC/08 Eximstats: whilst parsing the mainlog(s), store information about
1470 the messages in a hash of arrays rather than using individual hashes.
1471 This is a bit cleaner and results in dramatic memory savings, albeit
1472 at a slight CPU cost.
1473
1474SC/09 Eximstats: added the -show_rt<list> and the -show_dt<list> flags
1475 as requested by Marc Sherman.
1476
1477SC/10 Eximstats: added histograms for user specified patterns as requested
1478 by Marc Sherman.
1479
0793e4ed
SC
1480SC/11 Eximstats: v1.43 - bugfix for pattern histograms with -h0 specified.
1481
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1482PH/33 Patch from the Cygwin maintainer to add "b" to all occurences of
1483 fopen() in the content-scanning modules that did not already have it.
1484
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1486Exim version 4.51
1487-----------------
1488
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1489TK/01 Added Yahoo DomainKeys support via libdomainkeys. See
1490 doc/experimental-spec.txt for details. (http://domainkeys.sf.net)
1491
2f079f46 1492TK/02 Fix ACL "control" statement not being available in MIME ACL.
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1493
1494TK/03 Fix ACL "regex" condition not being available in MIME ACL.
1495
1496PH/01 Installed a patch from the Sieve maintainer that allows -bf to be used
1497 to test Sieve filters that use "vacation".
1498
1499PH/02 Installed a slightly modified version of Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos' patch
1500 that changes the way the GnuTLS parameters are stored in the cache file.
1501 The new format can be generated externally. For backward compatibility,
1502 if the data in the cache doesn't make sense, Exim assumes it has read an
1503 old-format file, and it generates new data and writes a new file. This
1504 means that you can't go back to an older release without removing the
1505 file.
1506
1507PH/03 A redirect router that has both "unseen" and "one_time" set does not
1508 work if there are any delivery delays because "one_time" forces the
1509 parent to be marked "delivered", so its unseen clone is never tried
1510 again. For this reason, Exim now forbids the simultaneous setting of
1511 these two options.
1512
1513PH/04 Change 4.11/85 fixed an obscure bug concerned with addresses that are
1514 redirected to themselves ("homonym" addresses). Read the long ChangeLog
1515 entry if you want to know the details. The fix, however, neglected to
1516 consider the case when local delivery batching is involved. The test for
1517 "previously delivered" was not happening when checking to see if an
1518 address could be batched with a previous (undelivered) one; under
1519 certain circumstances this could lead to multiple deliveries to the same
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1521
1522PH/05 Renamed the macro SOCKLEN_T as EXIM_SOCKLEN_T because AIX uses SOCKLEN_T
1523 in its include files, and this causes problems building Exim.
1524
1525PH/06 A number of "verify =" ACL conditions have no options (e.g. verify =
1526 header_syntax) but Exim was just ignoring anything given after a slash.
1527 In particular, this caused confusion with an attempt to use "verify =
1528 reverse_host_lookup/defer_ok". An error is now given when options are
1529 supplied for verify items that do not have them. (Maybe reverse_host_
1530 lookup should have a defer_ok option, but that's a different point.)
1531
1532PH/07 Increase the size of the buffer for incoming SMTP commands from 512 (as
1533 defined by RFC 821) to 2048, because there were problems with some AUTH
1534 commands, and RFC 1869 says the size should be increased for extended
1535 SMTP commands that take arguments.
1536
1537PH/08 Added ${dlfunc dynamically loaded function for expansion (code from Tony
1538 Finch).
1539
1540PH/09 Previously, an attempt to use ${perl when it wasn't compiled gave an
1541 "unknown" error; now it says that the functionality isn't in the binary.
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1543PH/10 Added a nasty fudge to try to recognize and flatten LDAP passwords in
1544 an address' error message when a string expansion fails (syntax or
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1545 whatever). Otherwise the password may appear in the log. Following change
1546 PH/42 below, there is no longer a chance of it appearing in a bounce
1547 message.
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1549PH/11 Installed exipick version 20050225.0 from John Jetmore.
1550
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1551PH/12 If the last host in a fallback_hosts list was multihomed, only the first
1552 of its addresses was ever tried. (Bugzilla bug #2.)
1553
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1554PH/13 If "headers_add" in a transport didn't end in a newline, Exim printed
1555 the result incorrectly in the debug output. (It correctly added a newline
1556 to what was transported.)
1557
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1558TF/01 Added $received_time.
1559
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1560PH/14 Modified the default configuration to add an acl_smtp_data ACL, with
1561 commented out examples of how to interface to a virus scanner and to
1562 SpamAssassin. Also added commented examples of av_scanner and
1563 spamd_address settings.
1564
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1565PH/15 Further to TK/02 and TK/03 above, tidied up the tables of what conditions
1566 and controls are allowed in which ACLs. There were a couple of minor
1567 errors. Some of the entries in the conditions table (which is a table of
1568 where they are NOT allowed) were getting very unwieldy; rewrote them as a
1569 negation of where the condition IS allowed.
1570
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1571PH/16 Installed updated OS/os.c-cygwin from the Cygwin maintainer.
1572
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1573PH/17 The API for radiusclient changed at release 0.4.0. Unfortunately, the
1574 header file does not have a version number, so I've had to invent a new
1575 value for RADIUS_LIB_TYPE, namely "RADIUSCLIENTNEW" to request the new
1576 API. The code is untested by me (my Linux distribution still has 0.3.2 of
1577 radiusclient), but it was contributed by a Radius user.
1578
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1579PH/18 Installed Lars Mainka's patch for the support of CRL collections in
1580 files or directories, for OpenSSL.
1581
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1582PH/19 When an Exim process that is running as root has to create an Exim log
1583 file, it does so in a subprocess that runs as exim:exim so as to get the
1584 ownership right at creation (otherwise, other Exim processes might see
1585 the file with the wrong ownership). There was no test for failure of this
1586 fork() call, which would lead to the process getting stuck as it waited
1587 for a non-existent subprocess. Forks do occasionally fail when resources
1588 run out. I reviewed all the other calls to fork(); they all seem to check
1589 for failure.
1590
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1591PH/20 When checking for unexpected SMTP input at connect time (before writing
1592 the banner), Exim was not dealing correctly with a non-positive return
1593 from the read() function. If the client had disconnected by this time,
1594 the result was a log entry for a synchronization error with an empty
1595 string after "input=" when read() returned zero. If read() returned -1
1596 (an event I could not check), uninitialized data bytes were printed.
1597 There were reports of junk text (parts of files, etc) appearing after
1598 "input=".
1599
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1600PH/21 Added acl_not_smtp_mime to allow for MIME scanning for non-SMTP messages.
1601
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1602PH/22 Added support for macro redefinition, and (re)definition in between
1603 driver and ACL definitions.
1604
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1605PH/23 The cyrus_sasl authenticator was expanding server_hostname, but then
1606 forgetting to use the resulting value; it was using the unexpanded value.
1607
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1608PH/24 The cyrus_sasl authenticator was advertising mechanisms for which it
1609 hadn't been configured. The fix is from Juergen Kreileder, who
1610 understands it better than I do:
1611
1612 "Here's what I see happening with three configured cyrus_sasl
1613 authenticators configured (plain, login, cram-md5):
1614
1615 On startup auth_cyrus_sasl_init() gets called for each of these.
1616 This means three calls to sasl_listmech() without a specified mech_list.
1617 => SASL tests which mechs of all available mechs actually work
1618 => three warnings about OTP not working
1619 => the returned list contains: plain, login, cram-md5, digest-md5, ...
1620
1621 With the patch, sasl_listmech() also gets called three times. But now
1622 SASL's mech_list option is set to the server_mech specified in the the
1623 authenticator. Or in other words, the answer from sasl_listmech()
1624 gets limited to just the mech you're testing for (which is different
1625 for each call.)
1626 => the return list contains just 'plain' or 'login', 'cram-md5' or
1627 nothing depending on the value of ob->server_mech.
1628
1629 I've just tested the patch: Authentication still works fine,
1630 unavailable mechs specified in the exim configuration are still
1631 caught, and the auth.log warnings about OTP are gone."
1632
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1633PH/25 When debugging is enabled, the contents of the command line are added
1634 to the debugging output, even when log_selector=+arguments is not
1635 specified.
1636
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1637PH/26 Change scripts/os-type so that when "uname -s" returns just "GNU", the
1638 answer is "GNU", and only if the return is "GNU/something" is the answer
1639 "Linux".
1640
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1641PH/27 $acl_verify_message is now set immediately after the failure of a
1642 verification in an ACL, and so is available in subsequent modifiers. In
1643 particular, the message can be preserved by coding like this:
1644
1645 warn !verify = sender
1646 set acl_m0 = $acl_verify_message
1647
1648 Previously, $acl_verify_message was set only while expanding "message"
1649 and "log_message" when a very denied access.
1650
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1651PH/28 Modified OS/os.c-Linux with
1652
1653 -#ifndef OS_LOAD_AVERAGE
1654 +#if !defined(OS_LOAD_AVERAGE) && defined(__linux__)
1655
1656 to make Exim compile on kfreebsd-gnu. (I'm totally confused about the
1657 nomenclature these days.)
1658
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1659PH/29 Installed patch from the Sieve maintainer that adds the options
1660 sieve_useraddress and sieve_subaddress to the redirect router.
1661
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1662PH/30 In these circumstances:
1663 . Two addresses routed to the same list of hosts;
1664 . First host does not offer TLS;
1665 . First host accepts first address;
1666 . First host gives temporary error to second address;
1667 . Second host offers TLS and a TLS session is established;
1668 . Second host accepts second address.
1669 Exim incorrectly logged both deliveries with the TLS parameters (cipher
1670 and peerdn, if requested) that were in fact used only for the second
1671 address.
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1673PH/31 When doing a callout as part of verifying an address, Exim was not paying
1674 attention to any local part prefix or suffix that was matched by the
1675 router that accepted the address. It now behaves in the same way as it
1676 does for delivery: the affixes are removed from the local part unless
1677 rcpt_include_affixes is set on the transport.
1678
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1679PH/32 Add the sender address, as F=<...>, to the log line when logging a
1680 timeout during the DATA phase of an incoming message.
1681
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1682PH/33 Sieve envelope tests were broken for match types other than :is. I have
1683 applied a patch sanctioned by the Sieve maintainer.
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1685PH/34 Change 4.50/80 broke Exim in that it could no longer handle cases where
1686 the uid or gid is negative. A case of a negative gid caused this to be
1687 noticed. The fix allows for either to be negative.
1688
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1689PH/35 ACL_WHERE_MIME is now declared unconditionally, to avoid too much code
1690 clutter, but the tables that are indexed by ACL_WHERE_xxx values had been
1691 overlooked.
1692
1693PH/36 The change PH/12 above was broken. Fixed it.
1694
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1695PH/37 Exim used to check for duplicate addresses in the middle of routing, on
1696 the grounds that routing the same address twice would always produce the
1697 same answer. This might have been true once, but it is certainly no
1698 longer true now. Routing a child address may depend on the previous
1699 routing that produced that child. Some complicated redirection strategies
1700 went wrong when messages had multiple recipients, and made Exim's
1701 behaviour dependent on the order in which the addresses were given.
1702
1703 I have moved the duplicate checking until after the routing is complete.
1704 Exim scans the addresses that are assigned to local and remote
1705 transports, and removes any duplicates. This means that more work will be
1706 done, as duplicates will always all be routed, but duplicates are
1707 presumably rare, so I don't expect this is of any significance.
1708
1709 For deliveries to pipes, files, and autoreplies, the duplicate checking
1710 still happens during the routing process, since they are not going to be
1711 routed further.
1712
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1713PH/38 Installed a patch from Ian Freislich, with the agreement of Tom Kistner.
1714 It corrects a timeout issue with spamd. This is Ian's comment: "The
1715 background is that sometimes spamd either never reads data from a
1716 connection it has accepted, or it never writes response data. The exiscan
1717 spam.[ch] uses a 3600 second timeout on spamd socket reads, further, it
1718 blindly assumes that writes won't block so it may never time out."
1719
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1720PH/39 Allow G after quota size as well as K and M.
1721
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1722PH/40 The value set for $authenticated_id in an authenticator may not contain
1723 binary zeroes or newlines because the value is written to log lines and
1724 to spool files. There was no check on this. Now the value is run through
1725 the string_printing() function so that such characters are converted to
1726 printable escape sequences.
1727
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1728PH/41 $message_linecount is a new variable that contains the total number of
1729 lines in the message. Compare $body_linecount, which is the count for the
1730 body only.
1731
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1732PH/42 Exim no longer gives details of delivery errors for specific addresses in
1733 bounce and delay warning messages, except in certain special cases, which
1734 are as follows:
1735
1736 (a) An SMTP error message from a remote host;
1737 (b) A message specified in a :fail: redirection;
1738 (c) A message specified in a "fail" command in a system filter;
1739 (d) A message specified in a FAIL return from the queryprogram router;
1740 (e) A message specified by the cannot_route_message router option.
1741
1742 In these cases only, Exim does include the error details in bounce and
1743 warning messages. There are also a few cases where bland messages such
1744 as "unrouteable address" or "local delivery error" are given.
1745
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1746PH/43 $value is now also set for the "else" part of a ${run expansion.
1747
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1748PH/44 Applied patch from the Sieve maintainer: "The vacation draft is still
1749 being worked on, but at least Exim now implements the latest version to
1750 play with."
1751
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1752PH/45 In a pipe transport, although a timeout while waiting for the pipe
1753 process to complete was treated as a delivery failure, a timeout while
1754 writing the message to the pipe was logged, but erroneously treated as a
1755 successful delivery. Such timeouts include transport filter timeouts. For
1756 consistency with the overall process timeout, these timeouts are now
1757 treated as errors, giving rise to delivery failures by default. However,
1758 there is now a new Boolean option for the pipe transport called
1759 timeout_defer, which, if set TRUE, converts the failures into defers for
1760 both kinds of timeout. A transport filter timeout is now identified in
1761 the log output.
1762
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1763PH/46 The "scripts/Configure-config.h" script calls "make" at one point. On
1764 systems where "make" and "gmake" are different, calling "gmake" at top
1765 level broke things. I've arranged for the value of $(MAKE) to be passed
1766 from the Makefile to this script so that it can call the same version of
1767 "make".
1768
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1770A note about Exim versions 4.44 and 4.50
1771----------------------------------------
1772
1773Exim 4.50 was meant to be the next release after 4.43. It contains a lot of
1774changes of various kinds. As a consequence, a big documentation update was
1775needed. This delayed the release for rather longer than seemed good, especially
1776in the light of a couple of (minor) security issues. Therefore, the changes
1777that fixed bugs were backported into 4.43, to create a 4.44 maintenance
1778release. So 4.44 and 4.50 are in effect two different branches that both start
1779from 4.43.
1780
1781I have left the 4.50 change log unchanged; it contains all the changes since
17824.43. The change log for 4.44 is below; many of its items are identical to
1783those for 4.50. This seems to be the most sensible way to preserve the
1784historical information.
1785
1786
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1789
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1790 1. Minor wording change to the doc/README.SIEVE file.
1791
139059f6 1792 2. Change 4.43/35 introduced a bug: if quota_filecount was set, the
5fe762f6 1793 computation of the current number of files was incorrect.
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1795 3. Closing a stable door: arrange to panic-die if setitimer() ever fails. The
1796 bug fixed in 4.43/37 would have been diagnosed quickly if this had been in
1797 place.
1798
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1799 4. Give more explanation in the error message when the command for a transport
1800 filter fails to execute.
1801
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1802 5. There are several places where Exim runs a non-Exim command in a
1803 subprocess. The SIGUSR1 signal should be disabled for these processes. This
1804 was being done only for the command run by the queryprogram router. It is
1805 now done for all such subprocesses. The other cases are: ${run, transport
1806 filters, and the commands run by the lmtp and pipe transports.
1807
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1808 6. Added CONFIGURE_GROUP build-time option.
1809
1810 7. Some older OS have a limit of 256 on the maximum number of file
1811 descriptors. Exim was using setrlimit() to set 1000 as a large value
1812 unlikely to be exceeded. Change 4.43/17 caused a lot of logging on these
1813 systems. I've change it so that if it can't get 1000, it tries for 256.
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1815 8. "control=submission" was allowed, but had no effect, in a DATA ACL. This
1816 was an oversight, and furthermore, ever since the addition of extra
1817 controls (e.g. 4.43/32), the checks on when to allow different forms of
1818 "control" were broken. There should now be diagnostics for all cases when a
1819 control that does not make sense is encountered.
1820
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1821 9. Added the /retain_sender option to "control=submission".
1822
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182310. $recipients is now available in the predata ACL (oversight).
1824
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182511. Tidy the search cache before the fork to do a delivery from a message
1826 received from the command line. Otherwise the child will trigger a lookup
1827 failure and thereby defer the delivery if it tries to use (for example) a
1828 cached ldap connection that the parent has called unbind on.
1829
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183012. If verify=recipient was followed by verify=sender in a RCPT ACL, the value
1831 of $address_data from the recipient verification was clobbered by the
1832 sender verification.
1833
183413. The value of address_data from a sender verification is now available in
1835 $sender_address_data in subsequent conditions in the ACL statement.
1836
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183714. Added forbid_sieve_filter and forbid_exim_filter to the redirect router.
1838
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183915. Added a new option "connect=<time>" to callout options, to set a different
1840 connection timeout.
1841
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184216. If FIXED_NEVER_USERS was defined, but empty, Exim was assuming the uid 0
1843 was its contents. (It was OK if the option was not defined at all.)
1844
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184517. A "Completed" log line is now written for messages that are removed from
1846 the spool by the -Mrm option.
1847
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184818. New variables $sender_verify_failure and $recipient_verify_failure contain
1849 information about exactly what failed.
1850
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185119. Added -dd to debug only the daemon process.
1852
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185320. Incorporated Michael Haardt's patch to ldap.c for improving the way it
1854 handles timeouts, both on the server side and network timeouts. Renamed the
1855 CONNECT parameter as NETTIMEOUT (but kept the old name for compatibility).
1856
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185721. The rare case of EHLO->STARTTLS->HELO was setting the protocol to "smtp".
1858 It is now set to "smtps".
1859
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186022. $host_address is now set to the target address during the checking of
1861 ignore_target_hosts.
1862
186323. When checking ignore_target_hosts for an ipliteral router, no host name was
1864 being passed; this would have caused $sender_host_name to have been used if
1865 matching the list had actually called for a host name (not very likely,
1866 since this list is usually IP addresses). A host name is now passed as
1867 "[x.x.x.x]".
1868
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186924. Changed the calls that set up the SIGCHLD handler in the daemon to use the
1870 code that specifies a non-restarting handler (typically sigaction() in
1871 modern systems) in an attempt to fix a rare and obscure crash bug.
1872
187325. Narrowed the window for a race in the daemon that could cause it to ignore
1874 SIGCHLD signals. This is not a major problem, because they are used only to
1875 wake it up if nothing else does.
1876
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187726. A malformed maildirsize file could cause Exim to calculate negative values
1878 for the mailbox size or file count. Odd effects could occur as a result.
1879 The maildirsize information is now recalculated if the size or filecount
1880 end up negative.
1881
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188227. Added HAVE_SYS_STATVFS_H to the os.h file for Linux, as it has had this
1883 support for a long time. Removed HAVE_SYS_VFS_H.
1884
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188528. Installed the latest version of exipick from John Jetmore.
1886
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188729. In an address list, if the pattern was not a regular expression, an empty
1888 subject address (from a bounce message) matched only if the pattern was an
1889 empty string. Non-empty patterns were not even tested. This was the wrong
1890 because it is perfectly reasonable to use an empty address as part of a
1891 database query. An empty address is now tested by patterns that are
1892 lookups. However, all the other forms of pattern expect the subject to
1893 contain a local part and a domain, and therefore, for them, an empty
1894 address still always fails if the pattern is not itself empty.
1895
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189630. Exim went into a mad DNS loop when attempting to do a callout where the
1897 host was specified on an smtp transport, and looking it up yielded more
1898 than one IP address.
1899
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190031. Re-factored the code for checking spool and log partition space into a
1901 function that finds that data and another that does the check. The former
1902 is then used to implement four new variables: $spool_space, $log_space,
1903 $spool_inodes, and $log_inodes.
1904
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190532. The RFC2047 encoding function was originally intended for short strings
1906 such as real names; it was not keeping to the 75-character limit for
1907 encoded words that the RFC imposes. It now respects the limit, and
1908 generates multiple encoded words if necessary. To be on the safe side, I
1909 have increased the buffer size for the ${rfc2047: expansion operator from
1910 1024 to 2048 bytes.
1911
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191233. It is now permitted to omit both strings after an "if" condition; if the
1913 condition is true, the result is "true". As before, when the second string
1914 is omitted, a false condition yields an empty string. This makes it less
1915 cumbersome to write custom ACL and router conditions.
1916
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191734. Failure to deliver a bounce message always caused it to be frozen, even if
1918 there was an errors_to setting on the router. The errors_to setting is now
1919 respected.
1920
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192135. If an IPv6 address is given for -bh or -bhc, it is now converted to the
1922 canonical form (fully expanded) before being placed in
1923 $sender_host_address.
1924
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192536. The table in the code that translates DNS record types into text (T_A to
1926 "A" for instance) was missing entries for NS and CNAME. It is just possible
1927 that this could have caused confusion if both these types were looked up
1928 for the same domain, because the text type is used as part of Exim's
1929 per-process caching. But the chance of anyone hitting this buglet seems
1930 very small.
1931
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193237. The dnsdb lookup has been extended in a number of ways.
1933
1934 (1) There is a new type, "zns", which walks up the domain tree until it
1935 finds some nameserver records. It should be used with care.
1936
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1937 (2) There is a new type, "mxh", which is like "mx" except that it returns
1938 just the host names, not the priorities.
1939
1940 (3) It is now possible to give a list of domains (or IP addresses) to be
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1941 looked up. The behaviour when one of the lookups defers can be
1942 controlled by a keyword.
7bb56e1f 1943
ea3bc19b 1944 (4) It is now possible to specify the separator character for use when
7bb56e1f 1945 multiple records are returned.
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194738. The dnslists ACL condition has been extended: it is now possible to supply
1948 a list of IP addresses and/or domains to be looked up in a particular DNS
1949 domain.
1950
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195139. Added log_selector=+queue_time_overall.
1952
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195340. When running the queue in the test harness, wait just a tad after forking a
1954 delivery process, to get repeatability of debugging output.
1955
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195641. Include certificate and key file names in error message when GnuTLS fails
1957 to set them up, because the GnuTLS error message doesn't include the name
1958 of the failing file when there is a problem reading it.
1959
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196042. Allow both -bf and -bF in the same test run.
1961
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196243. Did the same fix as 41 above for OpenSSL, which had the same infelicity.
1963
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196444. The "Exiscan patch" is now merged into the mainline Exim source.
1965
196645. Sometimes the final signoff response after QUIT could fail to get
1967 transmitted in the non-TLS case. Testing !tls_active instead of tls_active
1968 < 0 before doing a fflush(). This bug looks as though it goes back to the
1969 introduction of TLS in release 3.20, but "sometimes" must have been rare
1970 because the tests only now provoked it.
1971
a444213a
PH
197246. Reset the locale to "C" after calling embedded Perl, in case it was changed
1973 (this can affect the format of dates).
1974
0ec020ea
PH
197547. exim_tidydb, when checking for the continued existence of a message for
1976 which it has found a message-specific retry record, was not finding
1977 messages that were in split spool directories. Consequently, it was
1978 deleting retry records that should have stayed in existence.
1979
b1206957
PH
198048. Steve fixed some bugs in eximstats.
1981
198249. The SPA authentication driver was not abandoning authentication and moving
1983 on to the next authenticator when an expansion was forced to fail,
1984 contradicting the general specification for all authenticators. Instead it
1985 was generating a temporary error. It now behaves as specified.
1986
26dd5a95
PH
198750. The default ordering of permitted cipher suites for GnuTLS was pessimal
1988 (the order specifies the preference for clients). The order is now AES256,
1989 AES128, 3DES, ARCFOUR128.
1990
343b2385
PH
199151. Small patch to Sieve code - explicitly set From: when generating an
1992 autoreply.
1993
1c5466b9
PH
199452. Exim crashed if a remote delivery caused a very long error message to be
1995 recorded - for instance if somebody sent an entire SpamAssassin report back
1996 as a large number of 550 error lines. This bug was coincidentally fixed by
1997 increasing the size of one of Exim's internal buffers (big_buffer) that
1998 happened as part of the Exiscan merge. However, to be on the safe side, I
1999 have made the code more robust (and fixed the comments that describe what
2000 is going on).
2001
55ee9ee3
PH
200253. Now that there can be additional text after "Completed" in log lines (if
2003 the queue_time_overall log selector is set), a one-byte patch to exigrep
2004 was needed to allow it to recognize "Completed" as not the last thing in
2005 the line.
2006
d38f8232
PH
200754. The LDAP lookup was not handling a return of LDAP_RES_SEARCH_REFERENCE. A
2008 patch that reportedly fixes this has been added. I am not expert enough to
2009 create a test for it. This is what the patch creator wrote:
2010
2011 "I found a little strange behaviour of ldap code when working with
2012 Windows 2003 AD Domain, where users was placed in more than one
2013 Organization Units. When I tried to give exim partial DN, the exit code
2014 of ldap_search was unknown to exim because of LDAP_RES_SEARCH_REFERENCE.
2015 But simultaneously result of request was absolutely normal ldap result,
2016 so I produce this patch..."
2017
3295e65b
PH
2018 Later: it seems that not all versions of LDAP support LDAP_RES_SEARCH_
2019 REFERENCE, so I have modified the code to exclude the patch when that macro
2020 is not defined.
2021
7102e136
PH
202255. Some experimental protocols are using DNS PTR records for new purposes. The
2023 keys for these records are domain names, not reversed IP addresses. The
b975ba52
PH
2024 dnsdb PTR lookup now tests whether its key is an IP address. If not, it
2025 leaves it alone. Component reversal etc. now happens only for IP addresses.
ea3a6f44 2026 CAN-2005-0021
7102e136 2027
3ca0ba97
PH
202856. Improve error message when ldap_search() fails in OpenLDAP or Solaris LDAP.
2029
c2bcbe20
PH
203057. Double the size of the debug message buffer (to 2048) so that more of very
2031 long debug lines gets shown.
2032
18ce445d
PH
203358. The exicyclog utility now does better if the number of log files to keep
2034 exceeds 99. In this case, it numbers them 001, 002 ... instead of 01, 02...
2035
1f5b4c3d
PH
203659. Two changes related to the smtp_active_hostname option:
2037
2038 (1) $smtp_active_hostname is now available as a variable.
2039 (2) The default for smtp_banner uses $smtp_active_hostname instead
2040 of $primary_hostname.
2041
b975ba52
PH
204260. The host_aton() function is supposed to be passed a string that is known
2043 to be a valid IP address. However, in the case of IPv6 addresses, it was
2044 not checking this. This is a hostage to fortune. Exim now panics and dies
2045 if the condition is not met. A case was found where this could be provoked
85b87bc2
PH
2046 from a dnsdb PTR lookup with an IPv6 address that had more than 8
2047 components; fortuitously, this particular loophole had already been fixed
2048 by change 4.50/55 above.
2049
2050 If there are any other similar loopholes, the new check in host_aton()
2051 itself should stop them being exploited. The report I received stated that
2052 data on the command line could provoke the exploit when Exim was running as
2053 exim, but did not say which command line option was involved. All I could
2054 find was the use of -be with a bad dnsdb PTR lookup, and in that case it is
2055 running as the user.
ea3a6f44 2056 CAN-2005-0021
85b87bc2
PH
2057
205861. There was a buffer overflow vulnerability in the SPA authentication code
2059 (which came originally from the Samba project). I have added a test to the
2060 spa_base64_to_bits() function which I hope fixes it.
ea3a6f44 2061 CAN-2005-0022
b975ba52 2062
17ffcae7
PH
206362. Configuration update for GNU/Hurd and variations. Updated Makefile-GNU and
2064 os.h-GNU, and added configuration files for GNUkFreeBSD and GNUkNetBSD.
2065
d95f9fdb
PH
206663. The daemon start-up calls getloadavg() while still root for those OS that
2067 need the first call to be done as root, but it missed one case: when
2068 deliver_queue_load_max is set with deliver_drop_privilege. This is
2069 necessary for the benefit of the queue runner, because there is no re-exec
2070 when deliver_drop_privilege is set.
2071
86b8287f
PH
207264. A call to exiwhat cut short delays set up by "delay" modifiers in ACLs.
2073 This has been fixed.
2074
60dc5e56
PH
207565. Caching of lookup data for "hosts =" ACL conditions, when a named host list
2076 was in use, was not putting the data itself into the right store pool;
2077 consequently, it could be overwritten for a subsequent message in the same
2078 SMTP connection. (Fix 4.40/11 dealt with the non-cache case, but overlooked
2079 the caching.)
2080
533244af
PH
208166. Added hosts_max_try_hardlimit to the smtp transport, default 50.
2082
a5a28604
PH
208367. The string_is_ip_address() function returns 0, 4, or 6, for "no an IP
2084 address", "IPv4 address", and "IPv6 address", respectively. Some calls of
2085 the function were treating the return as a boolean value, which happened to
2086 work because 0=false and not-0=true, but is not correct code.
2087
7e634d24
PH
208868. The host_aton() function was not handling scoped IPv6 addresses (those
2089 with, for example, "%eth0" on the end) correctly.
2090
3e11c26b
PH
209169. Fixed some compiler warnings in acl.c for the bitmaps specified with
2092 negated items (that is, ~something) in unsigned ints. Some compilers
2093 apparently mutter when there is no cast.
2094
6729cf78
PH
209570. If an address verification called from an ACL failed, and did not produce a
2096 user-specific message (i.e. there was only a "system" message), nothing was
2097 put in $acl_verify_message. In this situation, it now puts the system
2098 message there.
2099
00f00ca5
PH
210071. Change 4.23/11 added synchronization checking at the start of an SMTP
2101 session; change 4.31/43 added the unwanted input to the log line - except
2102 that it did not do this in the start of session case. It now does.
2103
c9bdd01c
PH
210472. After a timeout in a callout SMTP session, Exim still sent a QUIT command.
2105 This is wrong and can cause the other end to generate a synchronization
2106 error if it is another Exim or anything else that does the synchronization
2107 check. A QUIT command is no longer sent after a timeout.
2108
d43194df
PH
210973. $host_lookup_deferred has been added, to make it easier to detect DEFERs
2110 during host lookups.
2111
fe5b5d0b
PH
211274. The defer_ok option of callout verification was not working if it was used
2113 when verifying addresses in header lines, that is, for this case:
2114
2115 verify = header_sender/callout=defer_ok
2116
76a2d7ba
PH
211775. A backgrounded daemon closed stdin/stdout/stderr on entry; this meant that
2118 those file descriptors could be used for SMTP connections. If anything
2119 wrote to stderr (the example that came up was "warn" in embedded Perl), it
2120 could be sent to the SMTP client, causing chaos. The daemon now opens
2121 stdin, stdout, and stderr to /dev/null when it puts itself into the
2122 background.
2123
212476. Arrange for output from Perl's "warn" command to be written to Exim's main
2125 log by default. The user can override this with suitable Perl magic.
2126
04f7d5b9
PH
212777. The use of log_message on a "discard" ACL verb, which is supposed to add to
2128 the log message when discard triggers, was not working for the DATA ACL or
2129 for the non-SMTP ACL.
2130
bc60667e
PH
213178. Error message wording change in sieve.c.
2132
bb6e88ff
PH
213379. If smtp_accept_max_per_host was set, the number of connections could be
2134 restricted to fewer than expected, because the daemon was trying to set up
2135 a new connection before checking whether the processes handling previous
2136 connections had finished. The check for completed processes is now done
2137 earlier. On busy systems, this bug wouldn't be noticed because something
2138 else would have woken the daemon, and it would have reaped the completed
2139 process earlier.
2140
1e70f85b
PH
214180. If a message was submitted locally by a user whose login name contained one
2142 or more spaces (ugh!), the spool file that Exim wrote was not re-readable.
2143 It caused a spool format error. I have fixed the spool reading code. A
2144 related problem was that the "from" clause in the Received: line became
2145 illegal because of the space(s). It is now covered by ${quote_local_part.
2146
214781. Included the latest eximstats from Steve (adds average sizes to HTML Top
2148 tables).
2149
4e01f9d6
PH
215082. Updated OS/Makefile-AIX as per message from Mike Meredith.
2151
1ee1cef2
PH
215283. Patch from Sieve maintainer to fix unterminated string problem in
2153 "vacation" handling.
2154
6e2b4ccc
PH
215584. Some minor changes to the Linux configuration files to help with other
2156 OS variants using glibc.
2157
8e669ac1
PH
215885. One more patch for Sieve to update vacation handling to latest spec.
2159
495ae4b0 2160
bbe902f0
PH
2161----------------------------------------------------
2162See the note above about the 4.44 and 4.50 releases.
2163----------------------------------------------------
2164
2165
2166Exim version 4.44
2167-----------------
2168
2169 1. Change 4.43/35 introduced a bug that caused file counts to be
2170 incorrectly computed when quota_filecount was set in an appendfile
2171 transport
2172
2173 2. Closing a stable door: arrange to panic-die if setitimer() ever fails. The
2174 bug fixed in 4.43/37 would have been diagnosed quickly if this had been in
2175 place.
2176
2177 3. Give more explanation in the error message when the command for a transport
2178 filter fails to execute.
2179
2180 4. There are several places where Exim runs a non-Exim command in a
2181 subprocess. The SIGUSR1 signal should be disabled for these processes. This
2182 was being done only for the command run by the queryprogram router. It is
2183 now done for all such subprocesses. The other cases are: ${run, transport
2184 filters, and the commands run by the lmtp and pipe transports.
2185
2186 5. Some older OS have a limit of 256 on the maximum number of file
2187 descriptors. Exim was using setrlimit() to set 1000 as a large value
2188 unlikely to be exceeded. Change 4.43/17 caused a lot of logging on these
2189 systems. I've change it so that if it can't get 1000, it tries for 256.
2190
2191 6. "control=submission" was allowed, but had no effect, in a DATA ACL. This
2192 was an oversight, and furthermore, ever since the addition of extra
2193 controls (e.g. 4.43/32), the checks on when to allow different forms of
2194 "control" were broken. There should now be diagnostics for all cases when a
2195 control that does not make sense is encountered.
2196
2197 7. $recipients is now available in the predata ACL (oversight).
2198
2199 8. Tidy the search cache before the fork to do a delivery from a message
2200 received from the command line. Otherwise the child will trigger a lookup
2201 failure and thereby defer the delivery if it tries to use (for example) a
2202 cached ldap connection that the parent has called unbind on.
2203
2204 9. If verify=recipient was followed by verify=sender in a RCPT ACL, the value
2205 of $address_data from the recipient verification was clobbered by the
2206 sender verification.
2207
220810. If FIXED_NEVER_USERS was defined, but empty, Exim was assuming the uid 0
2209 was its contents. (It was OK if the option was not defined at all.)
2210
221111. A "Completed" log line is now written for messages that are removed from
2212 the spool by the -Mrm option.
2213
221412. $host_address is now set to the target address during the checking of
2215 ignore_target_hosts.
2216
221713. When checking ignore_target_hosts for an ipliteral router, no host name was
2218 being passed; this would have caused $sender_host_name to have been used if
2219 matching the list had actually called for a host name (not very likely,
2220 since this list is usually IP addresses). A host name is now passed as
2221 "[x.x.x.x]".
2222
222314. Changed the calls that set up the SIGCHLD handler in the daemon to use the
2224 code that specifies a non-restarting handler (typically sigaction() in
2225 modern systems) in an attempt to fix a rare and obscure crash bug.
2226
222715. Narrowed the window for a race in the daemon that could cause it to ignore
2228 SIGCHLD signals. This is not a major problem, because they are used only to
2229 wake it up if nothing else does.
2230
223116. A malformed maildirsize file could cause Exim to calculate negative values
2232 for the mailbox size or file count. Odd effects could occur as a result.
2233 The maildirsize information is now recalculated if the size or filecount
2234 end up negative.
2235
223617. Added HAVE_SYS_STATVFS_H to the os.h file for Linux, as it has had this
2237 support for a long time. Removed HAVE_SYS_VFS_H.
2238
ea3a6f44 223918. Updated exipick to current release from John Jetmore.
bbe902f0
PH
2240
224119. Allow an empty sender to be matched against a lookup in an address list.
2242 Previously the only cases considered were a regular expression, or an
2243 empty pattern.
2244
224520. Exim went into a mad DNS lookup loop when doing a callout where the
2246 host was specified on the transport, if the DNS lookup yielded more than
2247 one IP address.
2248
ea3a6f44
NM
224921. The RFC2047 encoding function was originally intended for short strings
2250 such as real names; it was not keeping to the 75-character limit for
2251 encoded words that the RFC imposes. It now respects the limit, and
2252 generates multiple encoded words if necessary. To be on the safe side, I
2253 have increased the buffer size for the ${rfc2047: expansion operator from
2254 1024 to 2048 bytes.
bbe902f0 2255
ea3a6f44
NM
225622. Failure to deliver a bounce message always caused it to be frozen, even if
2257 there was an errors_to setting on the router. The errors_to setting is now
2258 respected.
bbe902f0
PH
2259
226023. If an IPv6 address is given for -bh or -bhc, it is now converted to the
2261 canonical form (fully expanded) before being placed in
2262 $sender_host_address.
2263
226424. Updated eximstats to version 1.33
2265
ea3a6f44
NM
226625. Include certificate and key file names in error message when GnuTLS fails
2267 to set them up, because the GnuTLS error message doesn't include the name
2268 of the failing file when there is a problem reading it.
bbe902f0
PH
2269
227026. Expand error message when OpenSSL has problems setting up cert/key files.
ea3a6f44 2271 As per change 25.
bbe902f0 2272
ea3a6f44
NM
227327. Reset the locale to "C" after calling embedded Perl, in case it was changed
2274 (this can affect the format of dates).
bbe902f0 2275
ea3a6f44
NM
227628. exim_tidydb, when checking for the continued existence of a message for
2277 which it has found a message-specific retry record, was not finding
2278 messages that were in split spool directories. Consequently, it was
2279 deleting retry records that should have stayed in existence.
bbe902f0
PH
2280
228129. eximstats updated to version 1.35
2282 1.34 - allow eximstats to parse syslog lines as well as mainlog lines
2283 1.35 - bugfix such that pie charts by volume are generated correctly
2284
ea3a6f44
NM
228530. The SPA authentication driver was not abandoning authentication and moving
2286 on to the next authenticator when an expansion was forced to fail,
2287 contradicting the general specification for all authenticators. Instead it
2288 was generating a temporary error. It now behaves as specified.
bbe902f0 2289
ea3a6f44
NM
229031. The default ordering of permitted cipher suites for GnuTLS was pessimal
2291 (the order specifies the preference for clients). The order is now AES256,
2292 AES128, 3DES, ARCFOUR128.
bbe902f0 2293
ea3a6f44
NM
229431. Small patch to Sieve code - explicitly set From: when generating an
2295 autoreply.
bbe902f0 2296
ea3a6f44
NM
229732. Exim crashed if a remote delivery caused a very long error message to be
2298 recorded - for instance if somebody sent an entire SpamAssassin report back
2299 as a large number of 550 error lines. This bug was coincidentally fixed by
2300 increasing the size of one of Exim's internal buffers (big_buffer) that
2301 happened as part of the Exiscan merge. However, to be on the safe side, I
2302 have made the code more robust (and fixed the comments that describe what
2303 is going on).
bbe902f0 2304
ea3a6f44
NM
230533. Some experimental protocols are using DNS PTR records for new purposes. The
2306 keys for these records are domain names, not reversed IP addresses. The
2307 dnsdb PTR lookup now tests whether its key is an IP address. If not, it
2308 leaves it alone. Component reversal etc. now happens only for IP addresses.
bbe902f0
PH
2309 CAN-2005-0021
2310
ea3a6f44
NM
231134. The host_aton() function is supposed to be passed a string that is known
2312 to be a valid IP address. However, in the case of IPv6 addresses, it was
2313 not checking this. This is a hostage to fortune. Exim now panics and dies
2314 if the condition is not met. A case was found where this could be provoked
2315 from a dnsdb PTR lookup with an IPv6 address that had more than 8
2316 components; fortuitously, this particular loophole had already been fixed
2317 by change 4.50/55 or 4.44/33 above.
2318
2319 If there are any other similar loopholes, the new check in host_aton()
2320 itself should stop them being exploited. The report I received stated that
2321 data on the command line could provoke the exploit when Exim was running as
2322 exim, but did not say which command line option was involved. All I could
2323 find was the use of -be with a bad dnsdb PTR lookup, and in that case it is
2324 running as the user.
bbe902f0
PH
2325 CAN-2005-0021
2326
ea3a6f44
NM
232735. There was a buffer overflow vulnerability in the SPA authentication code
2328 (which came originally from the Samba project). I have added a test to the
2329 spa_base64_to_bits() function which I hope fixes it.
bbe902f0
PH
2330 CAN-2005-0022
2331
ea3a6f44
NM
233236. The daemon start-up calls getloadavg() while still root for those OS that
2333 need the first call to be done as root, but it missed one case: when
2334 deliver_queue_load_max is set with deliver_drop_privilege. This is
2335 necessary for the benefit of the queue runner, because there is no re-exec
2336 when deliver_drop_privilege is set.
bbe902f0 2337
ea3a6f44
NM
233837. Caching of lookup data for "hosts =" ACL conditions, when a named host list
2339 was in use, was not putting the data itself into the right store pool;
2340 consequently, it could be overwritten for a subsequent message in the same
2341 SMTP connection. (Fix 4.40/11 dealt with the non-cache case, but overlooked
2342 the caching.)
bbe902f0 2343
ea3a6f44
NM
234438. Sometimes the final signoff response after QUIT could fail to get
2345 transmitted in the non-TLS case. Testing !tls_active instead of tls_active
2346 < 0 before doing a fflush(). This bug looks as though it goes back to the
2347 introduction of TLS in release 3.20, but "sometimes" must have been rare
2348 because the tests only now provoked it.
bbe902f0
PH
2349
2350
495ae4b0
PH
2351Exim version 4.43
2352-----------------
2353
2354 1. Fixed a longstanding but relatively impotent bug: a long time ago, before
2355 PIPELINING, the function smtp_write_command() used to return TRUE or FALSE.
2356 Now it returns an integer. A number of calls were still expecting a T/F
2357 return. Fortuitously, in all cases, the tests worked in OK situations,
2358 which is the norm. However, things would have gone wrong on any write
2359 failures on the smtp file descriptor. This function is used when sending
2360 messages over SMTP and also when doing verify callouts.
2361
2362 2. When Exim is called to do synchronous delivery of a locally submitted
2363 message (the -odf or -odi options), it no longer closes stderr before doing
2364 the delivery.
2365
2366 3. Implemented the mua_wrapper option.
2367
2368 4. Implemented mx_fail_domains and srv_fail_domains for the dnslookup router.
2369
2370 5. Implemented the functions header_remove(), header_testname(),
2371 header_add_at_position(), and receive_remove_recipient(), and exported them
2372 to local_scan().
2373
2374 6. If an ACL "warn" statement specified the addition of headers, Exim already
2375 inserted X-ACL-Warn: at the start if there was no header name. However, it
2376 was not making this test for the second and subsequent header lines if
2377 there were newlines in the string. This meant that an invalid header could
2378 be inserted if Exim was badly configured.
2379
2380 7. Allow an ACL "warn" statement to add header lines at the start or after all
2381 the Received: headers, as well as at the end.
2382
2383 8. Added the rcpt_4xx retry error code.
2384
2385 9. Added postmaster_mailfrom=xxx to callout verification option.
2386
238710. Added mailfrom=xxxx to the callout verification option, for verify=
2388 header_sender only.
2389
239011. ${substr_1_:xxxx} and ${substr__3:xxxx} are now diagnosed as syntax errors
2391 (they previously behaved as ${substr_1_0:xxxx} and ${substr:_0_3:xxxx}).
2392
239312. Inserted some casts to stop certain compilers warning when using pointer
2394 differences as field lengths or precisions in printf-type calls (mostly
2395 affecting debugging statements).
2396
239713. Added optional readline() support for -be (dynamically loaded).
2398
239914. Obscure bug fix: if a message error (e.g. 4xx to MAIL) happened within the
2400 same clock tick as a message's arrival, so that its received time was the
2401 same as the "first fail" time on the retry record, and that message
2402 remained on the queue past the ultimate address timeout, every queue runner
2403 would try a delivery (because it was past the ultimate address timeout) but
2404 after another failure, the ultimate address timeout, which should have then
2405 bounced the address, did not kick in. This was a "< instead of <=" error;
2406 in most cases the first failure would have been in the next clock tick
2407 after the received time, and all would be well.
2408
240915. The special items beginning with @ in domain lists (e.g. @mx_any) were not
2410 being recognized when the domain list was tested by the match_domain
2411 condition in an expansion string.
2412
241316. Added the ${str2b64: operator.
2414
241517. Exim was always calling setrlimit() to set a large limit for the number of
2416 processes, without checking whether the existing limit was already
2417 adequate. (It did check for the limit on file descriptors.) Furthermore,
2418 errors from getrlimit() and setrlimit() were being ignored. Now they are
2419 logged to the main and panic logs, but Exim does carry on, to try to do its
2420 job under whatever limits there are.
2421
242218. Imported PCRE 5.0.
2423
242419. Trivial typo in log message " temporarily refused connection" (the leading
2425 space).
2426
242720. If the log selector return_path_on_delivery was set and an address was
2428 redirected to /dev/null, the delivery process crashed because it assumed
2429 that a return path would always be set for a "successful" delivery. In this
2430 case, the whole delivery is bypassed as an optimization, and therefore no
2431 return path is set.
2432
243321. Internal re-arrangement: the function for sending a challenge and reading
2434 a response while authentication was assuming a zero-terminated challenge
2435 string. It's now changed to take a pointer and a length, to allow for
2436 binary data in such strings.
2437
243822. Added the cyrus_sasl authenticator (code supplied by MBM).
2439
244023. Exim was not respecting finduser_retries when seeking the login of the
2441 uid under which it was called; it was always trying 10 times. (The default
2442 setting of finduser_retries is zero.) Also, it was sleeping after the final
2443 failure, which is pointless.
2444
244524. Implemented tls_on_connect_ports.
2446
244725. Implemented acl_smtp_predata.
2448
244926. If the domain in control=submission is set empty, Exim assumes that the
2450 authenticated id is a complete email address when it generates From: or
2451 Sender: header lines.
2452
245327. Added "#define SOCKLEN_T int" to OS/os.h-SCO and OS/os.h-SCO_SV. Also added
2454 definitions to OS/Makefile-SCO and OS/Makefile-SCO_SV that put basename,
2455 chown and chgrp in /bin and hostname in /usr/bin.
2456
245728. Exim was keeping the "process log" file open after each use, just as it
2458 does for the main log. This opens the possibility of it remaining open for
2459 long periods when the USR1 signal hits a daemon. Occasional processlog
2460 errors were reported, that could have been caused by this. Anyway, it seems
2461 much more sensible not to leave this file open at all, so that is what now
2462 happens.
2463
246429. The long-running daemon process does not normally write to the log once it
2465 has entered its main loop, and it closes the log before doing so. This is
2466 so that log files can straightforwardly be renamed and moved. However,
2467 there are a couple of unusual error situations where the daemon does write
2468 log entries, and I had neglected to close the log afterwards.
2469
247030. The text of an SMTP error response that was received during a remote
2471 delivery was being truncated at 512 bytes. This is too short for some of
2472 the long messages that one sometimes sees. I've increased the limit to
2473 1024.
2474
247531. It is now possible to make retry rules that apply only when a message has a
2476 specific sender, in particular, an empty sender.
2477
247832. Added "control = enforce_sync" and "control = no_enforce_sync". This makes
2479 it possible to be selective about when SMTP synchronization is enforced.
2480
248133. Added "control = caseful_local_part" and "control = "caselower_local_part".
2482
248332. Implemented hosts_connection_nolog.
2484
248533. Added an ACL for QUIT.
2486
248734. Setting "delay_warning=" to disable warnings was not working; it gave a
2488 syntax error.
2489
249035. Added mailbox_size and mailbox_filecount to appendfile.
2491
249236. Added control = no_multiline_responses to ACLs.
2493
249437. There was a bug in the logic of the code that waits for the clock to tick
2495 in the case where the clock went backwards by a substantial amount such
2496 that the microsecond fraction of "now" was more than the microsecond
2497 fraction of "then" (but the whole seconds number was less).
2498
249938. Added support for the libradius Radius client library this is found on
2500 FreeBSD (previously only the radiusclient library was supported).
2501
2502
2503Exim version 4.42
2504-----------------
2505
2506 1. When certain lookups returned multiple values in the form name=value, the
2507 quoting of the values was not always being done properly. Specifically:
2508 (a) If the value started with a double quote, but contained no whitespace,
2509 it was not quoted.
2510 (b) If the value contained whitespace other than a space character (i.e.
2511 tabs or newlines or carriage returns) it was not quoted.
2512 This fix has been applied to the mysql and pgsql lookups by writing a
2513 separate quoting function and calling it from the lookup code. The fix
2514 should probably also be applied to nisplus, ibase and oracle lookups, but
2515 since I cannot test any of those, I have not disturbed their existing code.
2516
2517 2. A hit in the callout cache for a specific address caused a log line with no
2518 reason for rejecting RCPT. Now it says "Previous (cached) callout
2519 verification failure".
2520
2521 3. There was an off-by-one bug in the queryprogram router. An over-long
2522 return line was truncated at 256 instead of 255 characters, thereby
2523 overflowing its buffer with the terminating zero. As well as fixing this, I
2524 have increased the buffer size to 1024 (and made a note to document this).
2525
2526 4. If an interrupt, such as the USR1 signal that is send by exiwhat, arrives
2527 when Exim is waiting for an SMTP response from a remote server, Exim
2528 restarts its select() call on the socket, thereby resetting its timeout.
2529 This is not a problem when such interrupts are rare. Somebody set up a cron
2530 job to run exiwhat every 2 minutes, which is less than the normal select()
2531 timeout (5 or 10 minutes). This meant that the select() timeout never
2532 kicked in because it was always reset. I have fixed this by comparing the
2533 time when an interrupt arrives with the time at the start of the first call
2534 to select(). If more time than the timeout has elapsed, the interrupt is
2535 treated as a timeout.
2536
2537 5. Some internal re-factoring in preparation for the addition of Sieve
2538 extensions (by MH). In particular, the "personal" test is moved to a
2539 separate function, and given an option for scanning Cc: and Bcc: (which is
2540 not set for Exim filters).
2541
2542 6. When Exim created an email address using the login of the caller as the
2543 local part (e.g. when creating a From: or Sender: header line), it was not
2544 quoting the local part when it contained special characters such as @.
2545
2546 7. Installed new OpenBSD configuration files.
2547
2548 8. Reworded some messages for syntax errors in "and" and "or" conditions to
2549 try to make them clearer.
2550
2551 9. Callout options, other than the timeout value, were being ignored when
2552 verifying sender addresses in header lines. For example, when using
2553
2554 verify = header_sender/callout=no_cache
2555
2556 the cache was (incorrectly) being used.
2557
255810. Added a missing instance of ${EXE} to the exim_install script; this affects
2559 only the Cygwin environment.
2560
256111. When return_path_on_delivery was set as a log selector, if different remote
2562 addresses in the same message used different return paths and parallel
2563 remote delivery occurred, the wrong values would sometimes be logged.
2564 (Whenever a remote delivery process finished, the return path value from
2565 the most recently started remote delivery process was logged.)
2566
256712. RFC 3848 specifies standard names for the "with" phrase in Received: header
2568 lines when AUTH and/or TLS are in use. This is the "received protocol"
2569 field. Exim used to use "asmtp" for authenticated SMTP, without any
2570 indication (in the protocol name) for TLS use. Now it follows the RFC and
2571 uses "esmtpa" if the connection is authenticated, "esmtps" if it is
2572 encrypted, and "esmtpsa" if it is both encrypted and authenticated. These
2573 names appear in log lines as well as in Received: header lines.
2574
257513. Installed MH's patches for Sieve to add the "copy" and "vacation"
2576 extensions, and comparison tests, and to fix some bugs.
2577
257814. Changes to the "personal" filter test:
2579
2580 (1) The test was buggy in that it was just doing the equivalent of
2581 "contains" tests on header lines. For example, if a user's address was
2582 anne@some.where, the "personal" test would incorrectly be true for
2583
2584 To: susanne@some.where
2585
2586 This test is now done by extracting each address from the header in turn,
2587 and checking the entire address. Other tests that are part of "personal"
2588 are now done using regular expressions (for example, to check local parts
2589 of addresses in From: header lines).
2590
2591 (2) The list of non-personal local parts in From: addresses has been
2592 extended to include "listserv", "majordomo", "*-request", and "owner-*",
2593 taken from the Sieve specification recommendations.
2594
2595 (3) If the message contains any header line starting with "List-" it is
2596 treated as non-personal.
2597
2598 (4) The test for "circular" in the Subject: header line has been removed
2599 because it now seems ill-conceived.
2600
260115. Minor typos in src/EDITME comments corrected.
2602
260316. Installed latest exipick from John Jetmore.
2604
260517. If headers_add on a router specified a text string that was too long for
2606 string_sprintf() - that is, longer than 8192 bytes - Exim panicked. The use
2607 of string_sprintf() is now avoided.
2608
260918. $message_body_size was not set (it was always zero) when running the DATA
2610 ACL and the local_scan() function.
2611
261219. For the "mail" command in an Exim filter, no default was being set for
2613 the once_repeat time, causing a random time value to be used if "once" was
2614 specified. (If the value happened to be <= 0, no repeat happened.) The
2615 default is now 0s, meaning "never repeat". The "vacation" command was OK
2616 (its default is 7d). It's somewhat surprising nobody ever noticed this bug
2617 (I found it when inspecting the code).
2618
261920. There is now an overall timeout for performing a callout verification. It
2620 defaults to 4 times the callout timeout, which applies to individual SMTP
2621 commands during the callout. The overall timeout applies when there is more
2622 than one host that can be tried. The timeout is checked before trying the
2623 next host. This prevents very long delays if there are a large number of
2624 hosts and all are timing out (e.g. when the network connections are timing
2625 out). The value of the overall timeout can be changed by specifying an
2626 additional sub-option for "callout", called "maxwait". For example:
2627
2628 verify = sender/callout=5s,maxwait=20s
2629
263021. Add O_APPEND to the open() call for maildirsize files (Exim already seeks
2631 to the end before writing, but this should make it even safer).
2632
263322. Exim was forgetting that it had advertised PIPELINING for the second and
2634 subsequent messages on an SMTP connection. It was also not resetting its
2635 memory on STARTTLS and an internal HELO.
2636
263723. When Exim logs an SMTP synchronization error within a session, it now
2638 records whether PIPELINING has been advertised or not.
2639
264024. Added 3 instances of "(long int)" casts to time_t variables that were being
2641 formatted using %ld, because on OpenBSD (and perhaps others), time_t is int
2642 rather than long int.
2643
264425. Installed the latest Cygwin configuration files from the Cygwin maintainer.
2645
264626. Added the never_mail option to autoreply.
2647
2648
2649Exim version 4.41
2650-----------------
2651
2652 1. A reorganization of the code in order to implement 4.40/8 caused a daemon
2653 crash if the getsockname() call failed; this can happen if a connection is
2654 closed very soon after it is established. The problem was simply in the
2655 order in which certain operations were done, causing Exim to try to write
2656 to the SMTP stream before it had set up the file descriptor. The bug has
2657 been fixed by making things happen in the correct order.
2658
2659
2660Exim version 4.40
2661-----------------
2662
2663 1. If "drop" was used in a DATA ACL, the SMTP output buffer was not flushed
2664 before the connection was closed, thus losing the rejection response.
2665
2666 2. Commented out the definition of SOCKLEN_T in os.h-SunOS5. It is needed for
2667 some early Solaris releases, but causes trouble in current releases where
2668 socklen_t is defined.
2669
2670 3. When std{in,out,err} are closed, re-open them to /dev/null so that they
2671 always exist.
2672
2673 4. Minor refactoring of os.c-Linux to avoid compiler warning when IPv6 is not
2674 configured.
2675
2676 5. Refactoring in expand.c to improve memory usage. Pre-allocate a block so
2677 that releasing the top of it at the end releases what was used for sub-
2678 expansions (unless the block got too big). However, discard this block if
2679 the first thing is a variable or header, so that we can use its block when
2680 it is dynamic (useful for very large $message_headers, for example).
2681
2682 6. Lookups now cache *every* query, not just the most recent. A new, separate
2683 store pool is used for this. It can be recovered when all lookup caches are
2684 flushed. Lookups now release memory at the end of their result strings.
2685 This has involved some general refactoring of the lookup sources.
2686
2687 7. Some code has been added to the store_xxx() functions to reduce the amount
2688 of flapping under certain conditions.
2689
2690 8. log_incoming_interface used to affect only the <= reception log lines. Now
2691 it causes the local interface and port to be added to several more SMTP log
2692 lines, for example "SMTP connection from", and rejection lines.
2693
2694 9. The Sieve author supplied some patches for the doc/README.SIEVE file.
2695
269610. Added a conditional definition of _BSD_SOCKLEN_T to os.h-Darwin.
2697
269811. If $host_data was set by virtue of a hosts lookup in an ACL, its value
2699 could be overwritten at the end of the current message (or the start of a
2700 new message if it was set in a HELO ACL). The value is now preserved for
2701 the duration of the SMTP connection.
2702
270312. If a transport had a headers_rewrite setting, and a matching header line
2704 contained an unqualified address, that address was qualified, even if it
2705 did not match any rewriting rules. The underlying bug was that the values
2706 of the flags that permit the existence of unqualified sender and recipient
2707 addresses in header lines (set by {sender,recipient}_unqualified_hosts for
2708 non-local messages, and by -bnq for local messages) were not being
2709 preserved with the message after it was received.
2710
271113. When Exim was logging an SMTP synchronization error, it could sometimes log
2712 "next input=" as part of the text comprising the host identity instead of
2713 the correct text. The code was using the same buffer for two different
2714 strings. However, depending on which order the printing function evaluated
2715 its arguments, the bug did not always show up. Under Linux, for example, my
2716 test suite worked just fine.
2717
271814. Exigrep contained a use of Perl's "our" scoping after change 4.31/70. This
2719 doesn't work with some older versions of Perl. It has been changed to "my",
2720 which in any case is probably the better facility to use.
2721
272215. A really picky compiler found some instances of statements for creating
2723 error messages that either had too many or two few arguments for the format
2724 string.
2725
272616. The size of the buffer for calls to the DNS resolver has been increased
2727 from 1024 to 2048. A larger buffer is needed when performing PTR lookups
2728 for addresses that have a lot of PTR records. This alleviates a problem; it
2729 does not fully solve it.
2730
273117. A dnsdb lookup for PTR records that receives more data than will fit in the
2732 buffer now truncates the list and logs the incident, which is the same
2733 action as happens when Exim is looking up a host name and its aliases.
2734 Previously in this situation something unpredictable would happen;
2735 sometimes it was "internal error: store_reset failed".
2736
273718. If a server dropped the connection unexpectedly when an Exim client was
2738 using GnuTLS and trying to read a response, the client delivery process
2739 crashed while trying to generate an error log message.
2740
274119. If a "warn" verb in an ACL added multiple headers to a message in a single
2742 string, for example:
2743
2744 warn message = H1: something\nH2: something
2745
2746 the text was added as a single header line from Exim's point of view
2747 though it ended up OK in the delivered message. However, searching for the
2748 second and subsequent header lines using $h_h2: did not work. This has been
2749 fixed. Similarly, if a system filter added multiple headers in this way,
2750 the routers could not see them.
2751
275220. Expanded the error message when iplsearch is called with an invalid key to
2753 suggest using net-iplsearch in a host list.
2754
275521. When running tests using -bh, any delays imposed by "delay" modifiers in
2756 ACLs are no longer actually imposed (and a message to that effect is
2757 output).
2758
275922. If a "gecos" field in a passwd entry contained escaped characters, in
2760 particular, if it contained a \" sequence, Exim got it wrong when building
2761 a From: or a Sender: header from that name. A second bug also caused
2762 incorrect handling when an unquoted " was present following a character
2763 that needed quoting.
2764
276523. "{crypt}" as a password encryption mechanism for a "crypteq" expansion item
2766 was not being matched caselessly.
2767
276824. Arranged for all hyphens in the exim.8 source to be escaped with
2769 backslashes.
2770
277125. Change 16 of 4.32, which reversed 71 or 4.31 didn't quite do the job
2772 properly. Recipient callout cache records were still being keyed to include
2773 the sender, even when use_sender was set false. This led to far more
2774 callouts that were necessary. The sender is no longer included in the key
2775 when use_sender is false.
2776
277726. Added "control = submission" modifier to ACLs.
2778
277927. Added the ${base62d: operator to decode base 62 numbers.
2780
278128. dnsdb lookups can now access SRV records.
2782
278329. CONFIGURE_OWNER can be set at build time to define an alternative owner for
2784 the configuration file.
2785
278630. The debug message "delivering xxxxxx-xxxxxx-xx" is now output in verbose
2787 (-v) mode. This makes the output for a verbose queue run more intelligible.
2788
278931. Added a use_postmaster feature to recipient callouts.
2790
279132. Added the $body_zerocount variable, containing the number of binary zero
2792 bytes in the message body.
2793
279433. The time of last modification of the "new" subdirectory is now used as the
2795 "mailbox time last read" when there is a quota error for a maildir
2796 delivery.
2797
279834. Added string comparison operators lt, lti, le, lei, gt, gti, ge, gei.
2799
280035. Added +ignore_unknown as a special item in host lists.
2801
280236. Code for decoding IPv6 addresses in host lists is now included, even if
2803 IPv6 support is not being compiled. This fixes a bug in which an IPv6
2804 address was recognized as an IP address, but was then not correctly decoded
2805 into binary, causing unexpected and incorrect effects when compared with
2806 another IP address.
2807
2808
2809Exim version 4.34
2810-----------------
2811
2812 1. Very minor rewording of debugging text in manualroute to say "list of
2813 hosts" instead of "hostlist".
2814
2815 2. If verify=header_syntax was set, and a header line with an unqualified
2816 address (no domain) and a large number of spaces between the end of the
2817 name and the colon was received, the reception process suffered a buffer
2818 overflow, and (when I tested it) crashed. This was caused by some obsolete
2819 code that should have been removed. The fix is to remove it!
2820
2821 3. When running in the test harness, delay a bit after writing a bounce
2822 message to get a bit more predictability in the log output.
2823
2824 4. Added a call to search_tidyup() just before forking a reception process. In
2825 theory, someone could use a lookup in the expansion of smtp_accept_max_
2826 per_host which, without the tidyup, could leave open a database connection.
2827
2828 5. Added the variables $recipient_data and $sender_data which get set from a
2829 lookup success in an ACL "recipients" or "senders" condition, or a router
2830 "senders" option, similar to $domain_data and $local_part_data.
2831
2832 6. Moved the writing of debug_print from before to after the "senders" test
2833 for routers.
2834
2835 7. Change 4.31/66 (moving the time when the Received: is generated) caused
2836 problems for message scanning, either using a data ACL, or using
2837 local_scan() because the Received: header was not generated till after they
2838 were called (in order to set the time as the time of reception completion).
2839 I have revised the way this works. The header is now generated after the
2840 body is received, but before the ACL or local_scan() are called. After they
2841 are run, the timestamp in the header is updated.
2842
2843
2844Exim version 4.33
2845-----------------
2846
2847 1. Change 4.24/6 introduced a bug because the SIGALRM handler was disabled
2848 before starting a queue runner without re-exec. This happened only when
2849 deliver_drop_privilege was set or when the Exim user was set to root. The
2850 effect of the bug was that timeouts during subsequent deliveries caused
2851 crashes instead of being properly handled. The handler is now left at its
2852 default (and expected) setting.
2853
2854 2. The other case in which a daemon avoids a re-exec is to deliver an incoming
2855 message, again when deliver_drop_privilege is set or Exim is run as root.
2856 The bug described in (1) was not present in this case, but the tidying up
2857 of the other signals was missing. I have made the two cases consistent.
2858
2859 3. The ignore_target_hosts setting on a manualroute router was being ignored
2860 for hosts that were looked up using the /MX notation.
2861
2862 4. Added /ignore=<ip list> feature to @mx_any, @mx_primary, and @mx_secondary
2863 in domain lists.
2864
2865 5. Change 4.31/55 was buggy, and broke when there was a rewriting rule that
2866 operated on the sender address. After changing the $sender_address to <>
2867 for the sender address verify, Exim was re-instated it as the original
2868 (before rewriting) address, but remembering that it had rewritten it, so it
2869 wasn't rewriting it again. This bug also had the effect of breaking the
2870 sender address verification caching when the sender address was rewritten.
2871
2872 6. The ignore_target_hosts option was being ignored by the ipliteral router.
2873 This has been changed so that if the ip literal address matches
2874 ignore_target_hosts, the router declines.
2875
2876 7. Added expansion conditions match_domain, match_address, and match_local_
2877 part (NOT match_host).
2878
2879 8. The placeholder for the Received: header didn't have a length field set.
2880
2881 9. Added code to Exim itself and to exim_lock to test for a specific race
2882 condition that could lead to file corruption when using MBX delivery. The
2883 issue is with the lockfile that is created in /tmp. If this file is removed
2884 after a process has opened it but before that process has acquired a lock,
2885 there is the potential for a second process to recreate the file and also
2886 acquire a lock. This could lead to two Exim processes writing to the file
2887 at the same time. The added code performs the same test as UW imapd; it
2888 checks after acquiring the lock that its file descriptor still refers to
2889 the same named file.
2890
289110. The buffer for building added header lines was of fixed size, 8192 bytes.
2892 It is now parameterized by HEADER_ADD_BUFFER_SIZE and this can be adjusted
2893 when Exim is built.
2894
289511. Added the smtp_active_hostname option. If used, this will typically be made
2896 to depend on the incoming interface address. Because $interface_address is
2897 not set up until the daemon has forked a reception process, error responses
2898 that can happen earlier (such as "too many connections") no longer contain
2899 a host name.
2900
290112. If an expansion in a condition on a "warn" statement fails because a lookup
2902 defers, the "warn" statement is abandoned, and the next ACL statement is
2903 processed. Previously this caused the whole ACL to be aborted.
2904
290513. Added the iplsearch lookup type.
2906
290714. Added ident_timeout as a log selector.
2908
290915. Added tls_certificate_verified as a log selector.
2910
291116. Added a global option tls_require_ciphers (compare the smtp transport
2912 option of the same name). This controls incoming TLS connections.
2913
291417. I finally figured out how to make tls_require_ciphers do a similar thing
2915 in GNUtls to what it does in OpenSSL, that is, set up an appropriate list
2916 before starting the TLS session.
2917
291818. Tabs are now shown as \t in -bP output.
2919
292019. If the log selector return_path_on_delivery was set, Exim crashed when
2921 bouncing a message because it had too many Received: header lines.
2922
292320. If two routers both had headers_remove settings, and the first one included
2924 a superfluous trailing colon, the final name in the first list and the
2925 first name in the second list were incorrectly joined into one item (with a
2926 colon in the middle).
2927
2928
2929Exim version 4.32
2930-----------------
2931
2932 1. Added -C and -D options to the exinext utility, mainly to make it easier
2933 to include in the automated testing, but these could be helpful when
2934 multiple configurations are in use.
2935
2936 2. The exinext utility was not formatting the output nicely when there was
2937 an alternate port involved in the retry record key, nor when there was a
2938 message id as well (for retries that were specific to a specific message
2939 and a specific host). It was also confused by IPv6 addresses, because of
2940 the additional colons they contain. I have fixed the IPv4 problem, and
2941 patched it up to do a reasonable job for IPv6.
2942
2943 3. When there is an error after a MAIL, RCPT, or DATA SMTP command during
2944 delivery, the log line now contains "pipelined" if PIPELINING was used.
2945
2946 4. An SMTP transport process used to panic and die if the bind() call to set
2947 an explicit outgoing interface failed. This has been changed; it is now
2948 treated in the same way as a connect() failure.
2949
2950 5. A reference to $sender_host_name in the part of a conditional expansion
2951 that was being skipped was still causing a DNS lookup. This no longer
2952 occurs.
2953
2954 6. The def: expansion condition was not recognizing references to header lines
2955 that used bh_ and bheader_.
2956
2957 7. Added the _cache feature to named lists.
2958
2959 8. The code for checking quota_filecount in the appendfile transport was
2960 allowing one more file than it should have been.
2961
2962 9. For compatibility with Sendmail, the command line option
2963
2964 -prval:sval
2965
2966 is equivalent to
2967
2968 -oMr rval -oMs sval
2969
2970 and sets the incoming protocol and host name (for trusted callers). The
2971 host name and its colon can be omitted when only the protocol is to be set.
2972 Note the Exim already has two private options, -pd and -ps, that refer to
2973 embedded Perl. It is therefore impossible to set a protocol value of "d" or
2974 "s", but I don't think that's a major issue.
2975
297610. A number of refactoring changes to the code, none of which should affect
2977 Exim's behaviour:
2978
2979 (a) The number of logging options was getting close to filling up the
2980 32-bit word that was used as a bit map. I have split them into two classes:
2981 those that are passed in the argument to log_write(), and those that are
2982 only ever tested independently outside of that function. These are now in
2983 separate 32-bit words, so there is plenty of room for expansion again.
2984 There is no change in the user interface or the logging behaviour.
2985
2986 (b) When building, for example, log lines, the code previously used a
2987 macro that called string_cat() twice, in order to add two strings. This is
2988 not really sufficiently general. Furthermore, there was one instance where
2989 it was actually wrong because one of the argument was used twice, and in
2990 one call a function was used. (As it happened, calling the function twice
2991 did not affect the overall behaviour.) The macro has been replaced by a
2992 function that can join an arbitrary number of extra strings onto a growing
2993 string.
2994
2995 (c) The code for expansion conditions now uses a table and a binary chop
2996 instead of a serial search (which was left over from when there were very
2997 few conditions). Also, it now recognizes conditions like "pam" even when
2998 the relevant support is not compiled in: a suitably worded error message is
2999 given if an attempt is made to use such a condition.
3000
300111. Added ${time_interval:xxxxx}.
3002
300312. A bug was causing one of the ddress fields not to be passed back correctly
3004 from remote delivery subprocesses. The field in question was not being
3005 subsequently used, so this caused to problems in practice.
3006
300713. Added new log selectors queue_time and deliver_time.
3008
300914. Might have fixed a bug in maildirsizefile handling that threw up
3010 "unexpected character" debug warnings, and recalculated the data
3011 unnecessarily. In any case, I expanded the warning message to give more
3012 information.
3013
301415. Added the message "Restricted characters in address" to the statements in
3015 the default ACL that block characters like @ and % in local parts.
3016
301716. Change 71 for release 4.31 proved to be much less benign that I imagined.
3018 Three changes have been made:
3019
3020 (a) There was a serious bug; a negative response to MAIL caused the whole
3021 recipient domain to be cached as invalid, thereby blocking all messages
3022 to all local parts at the same domain, from all senders. This bug has
3023 been fixed. The domain is no longer cached after a negative response to
3024 MAIL if the sender used is not empty.
3025
3026 (b) The default behaviour of using MAIL FROM:<> for recipient callouts has
3027 been restored.
3028
3029 (c) A new callout option, "use_sender" has been added for people who want
3030 the modified behaviour.
3031
3032
3033Exim version 4.31
3034-----------------
3035
3036 1. Removed "EXTRALIBS=-lwrap" from OS/Makefile-Unixware7 on the advice of
3037 Larry Rosenman.
3038
3039 2. Removed "LIBS = -lresolv" from OS/Makefile-Darwin as it is not needed, and
3040 indeed breaks things for older releases.
3041
3042 3. Added additional logging to the case where there is a problem reading data
3043 from a filter that is running in a subprocess using a pipe, in order to
3044 try to track down a specific problem.
3045
3046 4. Testing facility fudge: when running in the test harness and attempting
3047 to connect to 10.x.x.x (expecting a connection timeout) I'm now sometimes
3048 getting "No route to host". Convert this to a timeout.
3049
3050 5. Define ICONV_ARG2_TYPE as "char **" for Unixware7 to avoid compiler
3051 warning.
3052
3053 6. Some OS don't have socklen_t but use size_t instead. This affects the
3054 fifth argument of getsockopt() amongst other things. This is now
3055 configurable by a macro called SOCKLEN_T which defaults to socklen_t, but
3056 can be set for individual OS. I have set it for SunOS5, OSF1, and
3057 Unixware7. Current versions of SunOS5 (aka Solaris) do have socklen_t, but
3058 some earlier ones do not.
3059
3060 7. Change 4.30/15 was not doing the test caselessly.
3061
3062 8. The standard form for an IPv6 address literal was being rejected by address
3063 parsing in, for example, MAIL and RCPT commands. An example of this kind of
3064 address is [IPv6:2002:c1ed:8229:10:202:2dff:fe07:a42a]. Exim now accepts
3065 this, as well as the form without the "IPv6" on the front (but only when
3066 address literals are enabled, of course).
3067
3068 9. Added some casts to avoid compiler warnings in OS/os.c-Linux.
3069
307010. Exim crashed if a message with an empty sender address specified by -f
3071 encountered a router with an errors_to setting. This could be provoked only
3072 by a command such as
3073
3074 exim -f "" ...
3075
3076 where an empty string was supplied; "<>" did not hit this bug.
3077
307811. Installed PCRE release 4.5.
3079
308012. If EHLO/HELO was rejected by an ACL, the value of $sender_helo_name
3081 remained set. It is now erased.
3082
308313. exiqgrep wasn't working on MacOS X because it didn't correctly compute
3084 times from message ids (which are base 36 rather than the normal 62).
3085
308614. "Expected" SMTP protocol errors that can arise when PIPELINING is in use
3087 were being counted as actual protocol errors, and logged if the log
3088 selector +smtp_protocol_error was set. One cannot be perfect in this test,
3089 but now, if PIPELINING has been advertised, RCPT following a rejected MAIL,
3090 and DATA following a set of rejected RCPTs do not count as protocol errors.
3091 In other words, Exim assumes they were pipelined, though this may not
3092 actually be the case. Of course, in all cases the client gets an
3093 appropriate error code.
3094
309515. If a lookup fails in an ACL condition, a message about the failure may
3096 be available; it is used if testing the ACL cannot continue, because most
3097 such messages specify what the cause of the deferral is. However, some
3098 messages (e.g. "MYSQL: no data found") do not cause a defer. There was bug
3099 that caused an old message to be retained and used if a later statement
3100 caused a defer, replacing the real cause of the deferral.
3101
310216. If an IP address had so many PTR records that the DNS lookup buffer
3103 was not large enough to hold them, Exim could crash while trying to process
3104 the truncated data. It now detects and logs this case.
3105
310617. Further to 4.21/58, another change has been made: if (and only if) the
3107 first line of a message (the first header line) ends with CRLF, a bare LF
3108 in a subsequent header line has a space inserted after it, so as not to
3109 terminate the header.
3110
311118. Refactoring: tidied an ugly bit of code in appendfile that copied data
3112 unnecessarily, used atoi() instead of strtol(), and didn't check the
3113 termination when getting file sizes from file names by regex.
3114
311519. Completely re-implemented the support for maildirsize files, in the light
3116 of a number of problems with the previous contributed implementation
3117 (4.30/29). In particular:
3118
3119 . If the quota is zero, the maildirsize file is maintained, but no quota is
3120 imposed.
3121
3122 . If the maildir directory does not exist, it is created before any attempt
3123 to write a maildirsize file.
3124
3125 . The quota value in the file is just a cache; if the quota is changed in
3126 the transport, the new value overrides.
3127
3128 . A regular expression is available for excluding directories from the
3129 count.
3130
313120. The autoreply transport checks the characters in options that define the
3132 message's headers; it allows continued headers, but it was checking with
3133 isspace() after an embedded newline instead of explicitly looking for a
3134 space or a tab.
3135
313621. If all the "regular" hosts to which an address was routed had passed their
3137 expiry times, and had not reached their retry times, the address was
3138 bounced, even if fallback hosts were defined. Now Exim should go on to try
3139 the fallback hosts.
3140
314122. Increased buffer sizes in the callout code from 1024 to 4096 to match the
3142 equivalent code in the SMTP transport. Some hosts send humungous responses
3143 to HELO/EHLO, more than 1024 it seems.
3144
314523. Refactoring: code in filter.c used (void *) for "any old type" but this
3146 gives compiler warnings in some environments. I've now done it "properly",
3147 using a union.
3148
314924. The replacement for inet_ntoa() that is used with gcc on IRIX systems
3150 (because of problems with the built-in one) was declared to return uschar *
3151 instead of char *, causing compiler failure.
3152
315325. Fixed a file descriptor leak when processing alias/forward files.
3154
315526. Fixed a minor format string issue in dbfn.c.
3156
315727. Typo in exim.c: ("dmbnz" for "dbmnz").
3158
315928. If a filter file refered to $h_xxx or $message_headers, and the headers
3160 contained RFC 2047 "words", Exim's memory could, under certain conditions,
3161 become corrupted.
3162
316329. When a sender address is verified, it is cached, to save repeating the test
3164 when there is more than one recipient in a message. However, when the
3165 verification involves a callout, it is possible for different callout
3166 options to be set for different recipients. It is too complicated to keep
3167 track of this in the cache, so now Exim always runs a verification when a
3168 callout is required, relying on the callout cache for the optimization.
3169 The overhead is duplication of the address routing, but this should not be
3170 too great.
3171
317230. Fixed a bug in callout caching. If a RCPT command caused the sender address
3173 to be verified with callout=postmaster, and the main callout worked but the
3174 postmaster check failed, the verification correctly failed. However, if a
3175 subsequent RCPT command asked for sender verification *without* the
3176 postmaster check, incorrect caching caused this verification also to fail,
3177 incorrectly.
3178
317931. Exim caches DNS lookup failures so as to avoid multiple timeouts; however,
3180 it was not caching the DNS options (qualify_single, search_parents) that
3181 were used when the lookup failed. A subsequent lookup with different
3182 options therefore always gave the same answer, though there were cases
3183 where it should not have. (Example: a "domains = !$mx_any" option on a
3184 dnslookup router: the "domains" option is always processed without any
3185 widening, but the router might have qualify_single set.) Now Exim uses the
3186 cached value only when the same options are set.
3187
318832. Added John Jetmore's "exipick" utility to the distribution.
3189
319033. GnuTLS: When an attempt to start a TLS session fails for any reason other
3191 than a timeout (e.g. a certificate is required, and is not provided), an
3192 Exim server now closes the connection immediately. Previously it waited for
3193 the client to close - but if the client is SSL, it seems that they each
3194 wait for each other, leading to a delay before one of them times out.
3195
319634: GnuTLS: Updated the code to use the new GnuTLS 1.0.0 API. I have not
3197 maintained 0.8.x compatibility because I don't think many are using it, and
3198 it is clearly obsolete.
3199
320035. Added TLS support for CRLs: a tls_crl global option and one for the smtp
3201 transport.
3202
320336. OpenSSL: $tls_certificate_verified was being set to 1 even if the
3204 client certificate was expired. A simple patch fixes this, though I don't
3205 understand the full logic of why the verify callback is called multiple
3206 times.
3207
320837. OpenSSL: a patch from Robert Roselius: "Enable client-bug workaround.
3209 Versions of OpenSSL as of 0.9.6d include a 'CBC countermeasure' feature,
3210 which causes problems with some clients (such as the Certicom SSL Plus
3211 library used by Eudora). This option, SSL_OP_DONT_INSERT_EMPTY_FRAGMENTS,
3212 disables the coutermeasure allowing Eudora to connect."
3213
321438. Exim was not checking that a write() to a log file succeeded. This could
3215 lead to Bad Things if a log got too big, in particular if it hit a file
3216 size limit. Exim now panics and dies if it cannot write to a log file, just
3217 as it does if it cannot open a log file.
3218
321939. Modified OS/Makefile-Linux so that it now contains
3220
3221 CFLAGS=-O -D_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64 -D_LARGEFILE_SOURCE
3222
3223 The two -D definitions ensure that Exim is compiled with large file
3224 support, which makes it possible to handle log files that are bigger than
3225 2^31.
3226
322740. Fixed a subtle caching bug: if (in an ACL or a set of routers, for
3228 instance) a domain was checked against a named list that involved a lookup,
3229 causing $domain_data to be set, then another domain was checked against the
3230 same list, then the first domain was re-checked, the value of $domain_data
3231 after the final check could be wrong. In particular, if the second check
3232 failed, it could be set empty. This bug probably also applied to
3233 $localpart_data.
3234
323541. The strip_trailing_dot option was not being applied to the address given
3236 with the -f command-line option.
3237
323842. The code for reading a message's header from the spool was incrementing
3239 $received_count, but never initializing it. This meant that the value was
3240 incorrect (doubled) while delivering a message in the same process in which
3241 it was received. In the most common configuration of Exim, this never
3242 happens - a fresh exec is done - but it can happen when
3243 deliver_drop_privilege is set.
3244
324543. When Exim logs an SMTP synchronization error - client data sent too soon -
3246 it now includes up to 150 characters of the unexpected data in the log
3247 line.
3248
324944. The exim_dbmbuild utility uses fixed size buffers for reading input lines
3250 and building data strings. The size of both of these buffers was 10 000
3251 bytes - far larger than anybody would *ever* want, thought I. Needless to
3252 say, somebody hit the limit. I have increased the maximum line length to
3253 20 000 and the maximum data length of concatenated lines to 100 000. I have
3254 also fixed two bugs, because there was no checking on these buffers. Tsk,
3255 tsk. Now exim_dbmbuild gives a message and exits with an error code if a
3256 buffer is too small.
3257
325845. The exim_dbmbuild utility did not support quoted keys, as Exim does in
3259 lsearch lookups. Now it does.
3260
326146. When parsing a route_list item in a manualroute router, a fixed-length
3262 buffer was used for the list of hosts. I made this 1024 bytes long,
3263 thinking that nobody would ever have a list of hosts that long. Wrong.
3264 Somebody had a whole pile of complicated expansion conditions, and the
3265 string was silently truncated, leading to an expansion error. It turns out
3266 that it is easier to change to an unlimited length (owing to other changes
3267 that have happened since this code was originally written) than to build
3268 structure for giving a limitation error. The length of the item that
3269 expands into the list of hosts is now unlimited.
3270
327147. The lsearch lookup could not handle data where the length of text line was
3272 more than 4095 characters. Such lines were truncated, leading to shortened
3273 data being returned. It should now handle lines of any length.
3274
327548. Minor wording revision: "cannot test xxx in yyy ACL" becomes "cannot test
3276 xxx condition in yyy ACL" (e.g. "cannot test domains condition in DATA
3277 ACL").
3278
327949. Cosmetic tidy to scripts like exicyclog that are generated by globally
3280 replacing strings such as BIN_DIRECTORY in a source file: the replacement
3281 no longer happens in comment lines. A list of replacements is now placed
3282 at the head of all of the source files, except those whose only change is
3283 to replace PERL_COMMAND in the very first #! line.
3284
328550. Replaced the slow insertion sort in queue.c, for sorting the list of
3286 messages on the queue, with a bottom-up merge sort, using code contributed
3287 by Michael Haardt. This should make operations like -bp somewhat faster on
3288 large queues. It won't affect queue runners, except when queue_run_in_order
3289 is set.
3290
329151. Installed eximstats 1.31 in the distribution.
3292
329352. Added support for SRV lookups to the dnslookup router.
3294
329553. If an ACL referred to $message_body or $message_body_end, the value was not
3296 reset for any messages that followed in the same SMTP session.
3297
329854. The store-handling optimization for building very long strings was not
3299 differentiating between the different store pools. I don't think this
3300 actually made any difference in practice, but I've tidied it.
3301
330255. While running the routers to verify a sender address, $sender_address
3303 was still set to the sender address. This is wrong, because when routing to
3304 send a bounce to the sender, it would be empty. Therefore, I have changed
3305 it so that, while verifying a sender address, $sender_address is set to <>.
3306 (There is no change to what happens when verifying a recipient address.)
3307
330856. After finding MX (or SRV) records, Exim was doing a DNS lookup for the
3309 target A or AAAA records (if not already returned) without resetting the
3310 qualify_single or search_parents options of the DNS resolver. These are
3311 inappropriate in this case because the targets of MX and SRV records must
3312 be FQDNs. A broken DNS record could cause trouble if it happened to have a
3313 target that, when qualified, matched something in the local domain. These
3314 two options are now turned off when doing these lookups.
3315
331657. It seems that at least some releases of Reiserfs (which does not have the
3317 concept of a fixed number of inodes) returns zero and not -1 for the
3318 number of available inodes. This interacted badly with check_spool_inodes,
3319 which assumed that -1 was the "no such thing" setting. What I have done is
3320 to check that the total number of inodes is greater than zero before doing
3321 the test of how many are available.
3322
332358. When a "warn" ACL statement has a log_message modifier, the message is
3324 remembered, and not repeated. This is to avoid a lot of repetition when a
3325 message has many recipients that cause the same warning to be written.
3326 Howewer, Exim was preserving the list of already written lines for an
3327 entire SMTP session, which doesn't seem right. The memory is now reset if a
3328 new message is started.
3329
333059. The "rewrite" debugging flag was not showing the result of rewriting in the
3331 debugging output unless log_rewrite was also set.
3332
333360. Avoid a compiler warning on 64-bit systems in dsearch.c by avoiding the use
3334 of (int)(handle) when we know that handle contains (void *)(-1).
3335
333661. The Exim daemon panic-logs an error return when it closes the incoming
3337 connection. However "connection reset by peer" seems to be common, and
3338 isn't really an error worthy of noting specially, so that particular error
3339 is no long logged.
3340
334162. When Exim is trying to find all the local interfaces, it used to panic and
3342 die if the ioctl to get the interface flags failed. However, it seems that
3343 on at least one OS (Solaris 9) it is possible to have an interface that is
3344 included in the list of interfaces, but for which you get a failure error
3345 for this call. This happens when the interface is not "plumbed" into a
3346 protocol (i.e. neither IPv4 nor IPv6). I've changed the code so that a
3347 failure of the "get flags" call assumes that the interface is down.
3348
334963. Added a ${eval10: operator, which assumes all numbers are decimal. This
3350 makes life easier for people who are doing arithmetic on fields extracted
3351 from dates, where you often get leading zeros that should not be
3352 interpreted as octal.
3353
335464. Added qualify_domain to the redirect router, to override the global
3355 setting.
3356
335765. If a pathologically long header line contained very many addresses (the
3358 report of this problem mentioned 10 000) and each of them was rewritten,
3359 Exim could use up a very large amount of memory. (It kept on making new
3360 copies of the header line as it rewrote, and never released the old ones.)
3361 At the expense of a bit more processing, the header rewriting function has
3362 been changed so that it no longer eats memory in this way.
3363
336466. The generation of the Received: header has been moved from the time that a
3365 message starts to be received, to the time that it finishes. The timestamp
3366 in the Received: header should now be very close to that of the <= log
3367 line. There are two side-effects of this change:
3368
3369 (a) If a message is rejected by a DATA or non-SMTP ACL or local_scan(), the
3370 logged header lines no longer include the local Received: line, because
3371 it has not yet been created. The same applies to a copy of the message
3372 that is returned to a non-SMTP sender when a message is rejected.
3373
3374 (b) When a filter file is tested using -bf, no additional Received: header
3375 is added to the test message. After some thought, I decided that this
3376 is a bug fix.
3377
3378 This change does not affect the value of $received_for. It is still set
3379 after address rewriting, but before local_scan() is called.
3380
338167. Installed the latest Cygwin-specific files from the Cygwin maintainer.
3382
338368. GnuTLS: If an empty file is specified for tls_verify_certificates, GnuTLS
3384 gave an unhelpful panic error message, and a defer error. I have managed to
3385 change this behaviour so that it now rejects any supplied certificate,
3386 which seems right, as the list of acceptable certificates is empty.
3387
338869. OpenSSL: If an empty file is specified for tls_verify_certificates, OpenSSL
3389 gave an unhelpful defer error. I have not managed to make this reject any
3390 supplied certificates, but the error message it gives is "no certificate
3391 supplied", which is not helpful.
3392
339370. exigrep's output now also includes lines that are not associated with any
3394 message, but which match the given pattern. Implemented by a patch from
3395 Martin Sluka, which also tidied up the Perl a bit.
3396
339771. Recipient callout verification, like sender verification, was using <> in
3398 the MAIL FROM command. This isn't really the right thing, since the actual
3399 sender may affect whether the remote host accepts the recipient or not. I
3400 have changed it to use the actual sender in the callout; this means that
3401 the cache record is now keyed on a recipient/sender pair, not just the
3402 recipient address. There doesn't seem to be a real danger of callout loops,
3403 since a callout by the remote host to check the sender would use <>.
3404 [SEE ABOVE: changed after hitting problems.]
3405
340672. Exim treats illegal SMTP error codes that do not begin with 4 or 5 as
3407 temporary errors. However, in the case of such a code being given after
3408 the end of a data transmission (i.e. after ".") Exim was failing to write
3409 a retry record for the message. (Yes, there was some broken host that was
3410 actually sending 8xx at this point.)
3411
341273. An unknown lookup type in a host list could cause Exim to panic-die when
3413 the list was checked. (An example that provoked this was putting <; in the
3414 middle of a list instead of at the start.) If this happened during a DATA
3415 ACL check, a -D file could be left lying around. This kind of configuration
3416 error no longer causes Exim to die; instead it causes a defer errror. The
3417 incident is still logged to the main and panic logs.
3418
341974. Buglet left over from Exim 3 conversion. The message "too many messages
3420 in one connection" was written to the rejectlog but not the mainlog, except
3421 when address rewriting (yes!) was being logged.
3422
342375. Added write_rejectlog option.
3424
342576. When a system filter was run not as root (that is, when system_filter_user
3426 was set), the values of the $n variables were not being returned to the
3427 main process; thus, they were not subsequently available in the $sn
3428 variables.
3429
343077. Added +return_path_on_delivery log selector.
3431
343278. A connection timeout was being treated differently from recipients deferred
3433 when testing hosts_max_try with a message that was older than the host's
3434 retry timeout. (The host should not be counted, thus allowing all hosts to
3435 be tried at least once before bouncing.) This may have been the cause of an
3436 occasionally reported bug whereby a message would remain on the queue
3437 longer than the retry timeout, but would be bounced if a delivery was
3438 forced. I say "may" because I never totally pinned down the problem;
3439 setting up timeout/retry tests is difficult. See also the next item.
3440
344179. The ultimate address timeout was not being applied to errors that involved
3442 a combination of host plus message (for example, a timeout on a MAIL
3443 command). When an address resolved to a number of possible hosts, and they
3444 were not all tried for each delivery (e.g. because of hosts_max_try), a
3445 message could remain on the queue longer than the retry timeout.
3446
344780. Sieve bug: "stop" inside "elsif" was broken. Applied a patch from Michael
3448 Haardt.
3449
345081. Fixed an obscure SMTP outgoing bug which required at least the following
3451 conditions: (a) there was another message waiting for the same server;
3452 (b) the server returned 5xx to all RCPT commands in the first message so
3453 that the message was not completed; (c) the server dropped the connection
3454 or gave a negative response to the RSET that Exim sends to abort the
3455 transaction. The observed case was a dropped connection after DATA that had
3456 been sent in pipelining mode. That is, the server had advertised PIPELINING
3457 but was not implementing it correctly. The effect of the bug was incorrect
3458 behaviour, such as trying another host, and this could lead to a crash.
3459
3460
3461Exim version 4.30
3462-----------------
3463
3464 1. The 3rd arguments to getsockname(), getpeername(), and accept() in exim.c
3465 and daemon.c were passed as pointers to ints; they should have been
3466 pointers to socklen_t variables (which are typically unsigned ints).
3467
3468 2. Some signed/unsigned type warnings in the os.c file for Linux have been
3469 fixed.
3470
3471 3. Fixed a really odd bug that affected only the testing scheme; patching a
3472 certain fixed string in the binary changed the value of another string that
3473 happened to be identical to the end of the original first string.
3474
3475 4. When gethostbyname() (or equivalent) is passed an IP address as a "host
3476 name", it returns that address as the IP address. On some operating
3477 systems (e.g. Solaris), it also passes back the IP address string as the
3478 "host name". However, on others (e.g. Linux), it passes back an empty
3479 string. Exim wasn't checking for this, and was changing the host name to an
3480 empty string, assuming it had been canonicized.
3481
3482 5. Although rare, it is permitted to have more than one PTR record for a given
3483 IP address. I thought that gethostbyaddr() or getipnodebyaddr() always gave
3484 all the names associated with an address, because they do in Solaris.
3485 However, it seems that they do not in Linux for data that comes from the
3486 DNS. If an address in /etc/hosts has multiple names, they _are_ all given.
3487 I found this out when I moved to a new Linux workstation and tried to run
3488 the Exim test suite.
3489
3490 To get round this problem I have changed the code so that it now does its
3491 own call to the DNS to look up PTR records when searching for a host name.
3492 If nothing can be found in the DNS, it tries gethostbyaddr(), so that
3493 addresses that are only in /etc/hosts are still found.
3494
3495 This behaviour is, however, controlled by an option called host_lookup_
3496 order, which defaults to "bydns:byaddr". If people want to use the other
3497 order, or indeed, just use one or the other means of lookup, they can
3498 specify it in this variable.
3499
3500 6. If a PTR record yields an empty name, Exim treats it as non-existent. In
3501 some operating systems, this comes back from gethostbyaddr() as an empty
3502 string, and this is what Exim used to test for. However, it seems that in
3503 other systems, "." is yielded. Exim now tests for this case too.
3504
3505 7. The values of check_spool_space and check_log_space are now held internally
3506 as a number of kilobytes instead of an absolute number of bytes. If a
3507 numbers is specified without 'K' or 'M', it is rounded up to the nearest
3508 kilobyte. This means that much larger values can be stored.
3509
3510 8. Exim monitor: an attempt to get the action menu when not actually pointing
3511 at a message produces an empty menu entitled "No message selected". This
3512 works on Solaris (OpenWindows). However, XFree86 does not like a menu with
3513 no entries in it ("Shell widget menu has zero width and/or height"). So I
3514 have added a single, blank menu entry in this case.
3515
3516 9. Added ${quote_local_part.
3517
351810. MIME decoding is now applied to the contents of Subject: header lines when
3519 they are logged.
3520
352111. Now that a reference to $sender_host_address automatically causes a reverse
3522 lookup to occur if necessary (4.13/18), there is no need to arrange for a
3523 host lookup before query-style lookups in lists that might use this
3524 variable. This has therefore been abolished, and the "net-" prefix is no
3525 longer necessary for query-style lookups.
3526
352712. The Makefile for SCO_SV contained a setting of LDFLAGS. This appears to
3528 have been a typo for LFLAGS, so it has been changed.
3529
353013. The install script calls Exim with "-C /dev/null" in order to find the
3531 version number. If ALT_CONFIG_PREFIX was set, this caused an error message
3532 to be output. Howeve, since Exim outputs its version number before the
3533 error, it didn't break the script. It just looked ugly. I fixed this by
3534 always allowing "-C /dev/null" if the caller is root.
3535
353614. Ignore overlarge ACL variable number when reading spool file - insurance
3537 against a later release with more variables having written the file.
3538
353915. The standard form for an IPv6 address literal was being rejected by EHLO.
3540 Example: [IPv6:2002:c1ed:8229:10:202:2dff:fe07:a42a]. Exim now accepts
3541 this, as well as the form without the "IPv6" on the front.
3542
354316. Added CHOWN_COMMAND=/usr/sbin/chown and LIBS=-lresolv to the
3544 OS/Makefile-Darwin file.
3545
354617. Fixed typo in lookups/ldap.c: D_LOOKUP should be D_lookup. This applied
3547 only to LDAP libraries that do not have LDAP_OPT_DEREF.
3548
354918. After change 4.21/52, "%ld" was used to format the contents of the $inode
3550 variable. However, some OS use ints for inodes. I've added cast to long int
3551 to get rid of the compiler warning.
3552
355319. I had forgotten to lock out "/../" in configuration file names when
3554 ALT_CONFIG_PREFIX was set.
3555
355620. Routers used for verification do not need to specify transports. However,
3557 if such a router generated a host list, and callout was configured, Exim
3558 crashed, because it could not find a port number from the (non-existent)
3559 transport. It now assumes port 25 in this circumstance.
3560
356121. Added the -t option to exigrep.
3562
356322. If LOOKUP_LSEARCH is defined, all three linear search methods (lsearch,
3564 wildlsearch, nwildlsearch) are compiled. LOOKUP_WILDLSEARCH and LOOKUP_
3565 NWILDLSEARCH are now obsolete, but retained for compatibility. If either of
3566 them is set, LOOKUP_LSEARCH is forced.
3567
356823. "exim -bV" now outputs a list of lookups that are included in the binary.
3569
357024. Added sender and host information to the "rejected by local_scan()" log
3571 line; previously there was no indication of these.
3572
357325. Added .include_if_exists.
3574
357526. Change 3.952/11 added an explicit directory sync on top of a file sync for
3576 Linux. It turns out that not all file systems support this. Apparently some
3577 versions of NFS do not. (It's rare to put Exim's spool on NFS, but people
3578 do it.) To cope with this, the error EINVAL, which means that sync-ing is
3579 not supported on the file descriptor, is now ignored when Exim is trying to
3580 sync a directory. This applies only to Linux.
3581
358227. Added -DBIND_8_COMPAT to the CLFAGS setting for Darwin.
3583
358428. In Darwin (MacOS X), the PAM headers are in /usr/include/pam and not in
3585 /usr/include/security. There's now a flag in OS/os.h-Darwin to cope with
3586 this.
3587
358829. Added support for maildirsize files from supplied patch (modified a bit).
3589
359030. The use of :fail: followed by an empty string could lead Exim to respond to
3591 sender verification failures with (e.g.):
3592
3593 550 Verification failed for <xxx>
3594 550 Sender verify failed
3595
3596 where the first response line was missing the '-' that indicates it is not
3597 the final line of the response.
3598
359931. The loop for finding the name of the user that called Exim had a hardwired
3600 limit of 10; it now uses the value of finduser_retries, which is used for
3601 all other user lookups.
3602