[clamav-users] [SUSPECTED SPAM] Re: Calamav cannot scan tar file and gzip files?

Al Varnell alvarnell at mac.com
Mon Feb 16 23:35:56 EST 2015

On Mon, Feb 16, 2015 at 05:27 PM, Manoj Ramakrishnan wrote:
> Case 4: Opened the gz file(in Case #2) in vi editor and add a character
> say "a" at the beginning of the file and scan it using clamdscan. Not

That would be correct. The signature specifies an offset of zero, so adding anything at the beginning “disinfects” it.

Al Varnell
Mountain View, CA

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