error message when run against amavisd: "Redundant argument in sprintf at /usr/share/logwatch/scripts/services/amavis line 1338"

Bug #1705720 reported by Bill Duetschler on 2017-07-21
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
logcheck
Fix Released
Unknown
logcheck (Ubuntu)
Medium
Unassigned
Nominated for Xenial by Joshua Powers

Bug Description

As in subject. Logwatch 7.4.2 returns an error message in its output, "Redundant argument in sprintf at /usr/share/logwatch/scripts/services/amavis line 1338". Appears to be the same as this debian bug which has been fixed in upstream, https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=819572.

This is on Ubuntu Server xenial/16.04.2 LTS.

Version of logwatch:

logwatch:
  Installed: 7.4.2-1ubuntu1
  Candidate: 7.4.2-1ubuntu1
  Version table:
 *** 7.4.2-1ubuntu1 500
        500 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/main amd64 Packages
        500 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/main i386 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status

Joshua Powers (powersj) on 2017-07-24
Changed in logcheck (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
importance: Undecided → Medium
tags: added: bitesize
Joshua Powers (powersj) wrote :

Looks fixed in Artful and Zesty, needs fix in Xenial.

Changed in logcheck:
status: Unknown → Fix Released
Daniel Senie (amaranthnet) wrote :

This issue has popped up on a server just upgraded from 14.04LTS to 16.04.3LTS.

# dpkg -l logwatch
Desired=Unknown/Install/Remove/Purge/Hold
| Status=Not/Inst/Conf-files/Unpacked/halF-conf/Half-inst/trig-aWait/Trig-pend
|/ Err?=(none)/Reinst-required (Status,Err: uppercase=bad)
||/ Name Version Architecture Description
+++-==============-============-============-=================================
ii logwatch 7.4.2-1ubunt all log analyser with nice output wri

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