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Cisco Bug: CSCuj81175 - Subjects with backslash being quarantined, report obnoxious log messages

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Mar 02, 2018

Products (1)

  • Cisco Email Security Appliance

Known Affected Releases

8.0.0-671 8.5.0-000

Description (partial)

Symptom:
Confusing error messages are being written to antispam logs:

Mon Oct 14 17:06:45 2013 Info: brightmail antispam - x1070c04 postgres[86301]: [2-1] 86301WARNING:  nonstandard use of \\ in a string literal at character 182 
Mon Oct 14 17:06:45 2013 Info: brightmail antispam - x1070c04 postgres[86301]: [2-2] 86301HINT:  Use the escape string syntax for backslashes, e.g., E'\\'.

Conditions:
The log entries are being written whenever an email with a backslash in its subject, is sent to a system quarantine.
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