Problem in amavis-new (&Maia) using encription key

Mark Martinec Mark.Martinec+amavis at
Thu Jan 19 16:34:46 CET 2012


> I am using amavisd-new with Maia Mailguard to manage spam, virus, etc.
> So I'm using amavisd-new (maia version). So, excuse me if this is
> not the right place to ask this question.
> I have a problem using encription features to store all emails on
> the database not in plain text. I have configured amavis to use a key
> generated using script provied in Maia package, but when
> I test the configuration on postfix sending an silly email, I have this:
> status=deferred (host[] said: 451 4.5.0 Error in
> processing, id=31032-01, spam_scan FAILED: Taint checks are turned on and
> your key is tainted. Please untaint the key and try again at
> /usr/sbin/amavisd line 3001 (in reply to end of DATA command))

> Solved. Just for the record, downgrading CBC Perl modules to 2.24 solves
> the problem.


A more appropriate solution would be for maia to untaint the encryption key
as read from a file, after checking its sanity first.


More information about the amavis-users mailing list