[clamav-users] Freshclam Non-repudiation

Dennis Peterson dennispe at inetnw.com
Thu Jan 28 17:34:28 EST 2016


See the config file for freshclam. It will pull sigs from where ever you 
specify. The default is to use the ClamAV signature server farm and are known to 
the ClamAv team. Checksums are examined.

Others will have to speak to the credentials expected of those volunteers who 
make up the server farm.


On 1/28/16 2:29 PM, Brad Scalio wrote:
> Is there any integrity or authenticity checks within freshclam when it
> connects to the clamAV servers to download the virus signature databases?
>
> Also is there any non-repudiation  of the servers hosting the virus
> signature databases, that is who gets to be a host and is there any
> procedures to ensure those servers hosting the files are secured and the
> files genuine?
>
> Sorry for ambiguity I'm just looking for anything, I'm not suggesting
> changes if there aren't just need fodder if there are any.
>
> Thanks!
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