[clamav-users] ClamAV installation is OUTDATED! as reported by freshclam utility on CentOS Linux release 7.6.1810 (Core)

Joel Esler (jesler) jesler at cisco.com
Thu Dec 13 13:49:08 EST 2018


ClamAV cannot control when the package distros update their packages.  Also, some of the package maintainers, I suspect, rely on updates like that to tell them when they need to go update packages.

> On Dec 13, 2018, at 12:28 PM, Scott Kitterman <debian at kitterman.com> wrote:
> 
> Would it be possible to turn off the outdated warning until that happens?
> 
> Scott K
> 
> On December 13, 2018 3:02:59 PM UTC, "Micah Snyder (micasnyd)" <micasnyd at cisco.com> wrote:
>> Because of the libclamav header issue I disclosed last week, most
>> package managers are holding off on packaging 0.101.0. Some projects
>> that rely on ClamAV will be unable to build with the new libclamav
>> version until ClamAV 0.101.1 is published (and until they update to use
>> the API changes).
>> 
>> We will have 0.101.1 out in early January.  Sorry about the delay. 
>> Don't panic!
>> -Micah
>> 
>> 
>> Micah Snyder
>> ClamAV Development
>> Talos
>> Cisco Systems, Inc.
>> 
>> 
>> On Dec 13, 2018, at 7:34 AM, Benny Pedersen
>> <me at junc.eu<mailto:me at junc.eu>> wrote:
>> 
>> Kaushal Shriyan skrev den 2018-12-13 07:30:
>> I am running CentOS Linux release 7.6.1810 (Core) with ClamAV
>> installed. When i am running freshclam i am seeing a Warning message
>> and the details are described below:-
>> 
>> WARNING: Local version: 0.100.2 Recommended version: 0.101.0
>> DON'T PANIC! Read https://www.clamav.net/documents/upgrading-clamav
>> 
>> it also says dont panic :=)
>> 
>> create a centos bug to get a bumped version into centos repo, or
>> compiled localy latest version wanted
>> 
>> its not anything here we could do more
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