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

Joel Esler jesler at cisco.com
Fri Jan 26 10:54:19 EST 2018

On Fri, Jan 26, 2018 at 04:51:26PM +0100, Per Jessen wrote:
>Jacek Zapała wrote:
>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 ?

We have found the signature causing the issue, have dropped it, and are buidling a new daily right now.  This should resolve the immediate issue.  We will look at handling the cause of the issue in the ClamAV engine in an upcoming version.

Joel Esler
Open Source, Design, Web, and Education
Talos Group

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