[Clamav-devel] URGENT: Clamd is wedged on multiple installations

Per Jessen per at computer.org
Fri Jan 26 10:51:26 EST 2018


Jacek Zapała wrote:

> Same here. clamd 0.99.2
> 
> I have clamd processes running on separate servers.
> Each running clamd keeps  1024 file descriptors open (all that it
> can):
> 
> # ls -l /proc/29866/fd
> total 0
> lr-x------ 1 root root 64 Jan 26 15:44 0 -> pipe:[4007352]
> l-wx------ 1 root root 64 Jan 26 15:44 1 -> pipe:[4007353]
> l-wx------ 1 root root 64 Jan 26 15:44 10 -> pipe:[4006371]
> lrwx------ 1 root root 64 Jan 26 15:44 100 ->
> /tmp/clamav-10911737c186fa7dc6ef20e590b66015.tmp (deleted)
> lrwx------ 1 root root 64 Jan 26 15:44 1000 ->
> /tmp/clamav-66ef5c3821ee0de410a09cb56158637c.tmp (deleted)
> lrwx------ 1 root root 64 Jan 26 15:44 1001 ->
> /tmp/clamav-35ef3a074c015870de87bca44ccbae69.tmp (deleted)
> lrwx------ 1 root root 64 Jan 26 15:44 1002 ->
> /tmp/clamav-400a243c437eb8f030a095b885586b45.tmp (deleted)
> lrwx------ 1 root root 64 Jan 26 15:44 1003 ->
> /tmp/clamav-509983ba9c3f50435f102bfe19b8149b.tmp (deleted)
> lrwx------ 1 root root 64 Jan 26 15:44 1004 ->
[snip]


In case this helps anyone, we have worked around this by letting our
daemon check /proc/self/fd after each scan and look for "(deleted)".
File descriptors that match are then closed. 
I appreciate this won't directly help much, but maybe it'll inspire
someone ? 


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