MIME::Parser error with amavisd-new-2.6.4-3

Alex mysqlstudent at gmail.com
Tue Sep 20 23:46:48 CEST 2011


>> I have a fedora15 system with spamassassin-3.3.2 and
>> amavisd-new-2.6.4-3 and perl-MIME-tools-5.502-1.fc15.noarch and have
>> loads of the following in the logs:
>> Sep 13 15:18:26 mail02 amavis[4956]: (04956-02-14) WARN: MIME::Parser
>> error: part did not end with expected boundary
>> I've seen several references to this problem online, but all of them
>> involve upgrading a version earlier than the one I already have
>> installed.
>> Is this something to be concerned with? How can I troubleshoot this?
> The most common reason for a "part did not end with expected boundary"
> is that a message being processed is a bounce (delivery status notification),
> containing a truncated body of an original message. If this is the case,
> there is nothing to worry about. If a message is a regular message from
> one of your users, then either his mail reader is generating a bad MIME,
> or something else went wrong - worth investigating, but rarely seen.\

The samples I investigated weren't bounces, but were marked as spam.
I've posted one of the examples here:


Maybe the MIME boundaries aren't configured correctly? Is there
anything that can be determined from this sample?

Thanks again,

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