[clamav-users] [Fwd: [sanesecurity] Hacking Team detection]

Scott Kitterman debian at kitterman.com
Sat Aug 8 02:08:10 UTC 2015

On August 7, 2015 9:17:44 PM EDT, Gene Heskett <gheskett at wdtv.com> wrote:
>On Friday 07 August 2015 18:34:30 Scott Kitterman wrote:
>> On August 7, 2015 6:30:42 PM EDT, Gene Heskett <gheskett at wdtv.com> 
>> >On Friday 07 August 2015 16:58:09 Al Varnell wrote:
>> >> Gene,
>> >>
>> >> It’s on the sanesecurity.net mirror sites, not the ones clamav.net
>> >> provides, so freshclam isn’t going to find those.
>> >>
>> >> As Steve said earlier, you would have to install, configure and
>> >> the download script from
>> >>
>> >> <https://github.com/extremeshok/clamav-unofficial-sigs>
>> >
>> >Which claims to nee clamav, V99, and wheezy is still on 98.5.
>> >
>> >And yelling at debian is a waste of time.  So I'll go comment that
>> > line
>> Dude,
>> Chill.
>> 0.99 isn't released yet, so of course it's not in wheezy.  It is in
>> Experimental where it belongs.  No yelling needed.
>> Scott K
>That depends on ones point of view.  Has anyone started a timer running
>to see how long it takes for the latest fix for the firefox/iceweasel 
>exploit announced yesterday to actually get into the wheezy repo's?  I 
>don't recommend anything less than a wind it once a year clock.
>The security ralated stuff should be moved out asap by the distro's & I
>don't care whose logo is on your boot screen.  Not when someone is
>out of their skull for lack of anything more interesting to do.

No idea.  I don't maintain those packages.  

If you look though, you'll see that over the last several years, Debian generally has a good response on clamav.  That's what I was objecting to.  I do take claims I'm not doing it well personally.

Scott K

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