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Element Description
Document ID 37609052018
Version 1
Advisory category Patch
Impact Low Risk
OS version Centos 6 or RedHat 6
MCS version
Release date 09 May 2018
Last updated 09 May 2018
Integrated MCS Version NA
Keywords chinese attachments vmime
Apply on DR Secondary server Yes


1) This patch provides an updated vmime library. It enables end users to view attachments containing chinese(utf-8) characters correctly in Outlook. 

Patch Name

  • 3.28 : mithi-patch-vmime_chinese_attachments_fix-p1-
  • Services need to be restarted after installation and uninstallation patch :
/etc/init.d/qmail-queue stop
Apply patch
/etc/init.d/qmail-queue start

Patch Installation

3.28: Install patch using CMR

3.28: For DRBD: Install patch using CMR

Patch Rollback without Uninstall

This patch has a special script to rollback the vmime update, if there is a problem. This will allow us to rollback without uninstalling the patch and any of its dependencies.

Steps :

* Check rpm version before rollback
    rpm -qa | grep ^libvmime
    Output should be libvmime-0.9.2-0.2.20170630svn.el6.x86_64
* /etc/init.d/qmail-queue stop
* /home/mcs/patches/vmime_chinese_attachments_fix_p1_3.28.1.46_3.28.1.190.el6/patch/rollbackRpms.sh 
* Check rpm after rollback
    rpm -qa | grep ^libvmime
    Output should be libvmime-0.9.2-0.1.20170630svn.el6.x86_64
* /etc/init.d/qmail-queue start

Patch Uninstallation

3.28: Uninstall patch using CMR

3.28: For DRBD: Uninstall patch using CMR