[clamav-users] ClamAV installation is OUTDATED!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

Al Varnell alvarnell at mac.com
Thu Dec 13 18:10:12 EST 2018


As memory serves, there used to be a code number that represented the necessity to upgrade. Many years ago they used to wait several days/weeks before turning that up on routine updates, which then caused the warnings to show up. 

-Al-

On Thu, Dec 13, 2018 at 09:35 AM, Micah Snyder (micasnyd) wrote:
> It, unfortunately, is not.  If we did, then users who have installed from source will see the outdated warning.  The warning is a dumb string-compare, and doesn't actually compare the integer values in the version string.
> 
>  
> Micah Snyder
> ClamAV Development
> Talos
> Cisco Systems, Inc.
> 
> 
>> On Dec 13, 2018, at 12:28 PM, Scott Kitterman <debian at kitterman.com <mailto: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 Would it be possible to turn off the outdated warning until that happens?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 <mailto: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><mailto: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 <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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-Al-
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