[Clamav-devel] about the MaxFileSize limit during scan

Steven Morgan smorgan at sourcefire.com
Mon Feb 10 19:15:30 EST 2014

Hi Oyamada,

Thanks, there is a bug report for this issue already in the clamav bugzilla
system: #6005. I've attached your report to the bug.


On Thu, Feb 6, 2014 at 9:23 AM, Tsutomu Oyamada <oyamada at promark-inc.com>wrote:

> Hi, all.
> We can set a limitation to MaxFileSize and MaxRecursion, when to
> perform a scan with clamd.
> If the virus file matching this restriction,
> Specifications will determine that the file is clean?
> As an extreme case,
> in clamd.conf file set the MaxFileSize as 50.
> To scan the eicar.com file then judged and clean file.
> In this case,
> Can we find if the scan was not completed and was failed?
> If yes, How?
> Thanks,
> Oyamada
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