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SpamAssassin 3.0.3 Released
SpamAssassin 3.0.3 is released! SpamAssassin 3.0.3 contains some
important bug fixes and is recommended for use over previous

SpamAssassin is a mail filter which uses advanced statistical and
heuristic tests to identify spam (also known as unsolicited bulk email).

Highlights of the release

- Fixed possible memory bloat from large AutoWhitelist db files

- Fixed where user defined rules scores became ignored

- Updated parsing code for several Received: header formats

- Increased some BAYES_* scores for the network+bayes score set

- Document set_tag for Plugin API and added get_tag

- Additional bug fixes.


You can pick up the release here:

You can also find it on your favorite CPAN mirror (you may need to
wait a day or so for the release to propagate).

md5sum of archive files:
c9028e72958909285e43feb806d948dc Mail-SpamAssassin-3.0.3.tar.bz2
ca96f23cd1eb7d663ab55db98ef8090c Mail-SpamAssassin-3.0.3.tar.gz

sha1sum of archive files:
324763dd7b344b68ad9ab73fd68b8f779c801aab Mail-SpamAssassin-3.0.3.tar.bz2
e31407b68bf362dfe53814c0af867e8134c9808b Mail-SpamAssassin-3.0.3.tar.gz

The release files also have a .asc accompanying them. The file serves
as an external GPG signature for the given release file. The signing
key is available via the key server, as well as

The key information is:

pub 1024D/265FA05B 2003-06-09 SpamAssassin Signing Key <>
Key fingerprint =3D 26C9 00A4 6DD4 0CD5 AD24 F6D7 DEE0 1987 265F A05B

Note: GnuPG 1.4.0, and possibly 1.3.x versions, seem to have problems
verifying certain signature files, including the type as used for
SpamAssassin releases. If you are running an affected version, please
verify the code using both MD5 and SHA1 sum values instead.

The SpamAssassin Developers