[clamav-users] ClamAV installation is OUTDATED!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
Fri Dec 14 07:08:34 EST 2018


OK, I'm pretty certain that field 5 of the DNS response is a flag indicating that a warning should be issued if the engine is out-of-date. It's currently set to "1". What happens if you change that value to indicate that the warning should not be issued?

-Al-

On Fri, Dec 14, 2018 at 03:52 AM, Joel Esler (jesler) wrote:
> It’s not a service we can turn off.  This is a string match.   
> 
> Sent from my  iPhone
> 
>> On Dec 13, 2018, at 19:17, Scott Kitterman <debian at kitterman.com <mailto:debian at kitterman.com>> wrote:
>> 
>> If they are relying on it, it'd be a service to turn it off until 0.101.1 is 
>> released.
>> 
>> Scott K
>> 
>>> On Thursday, December 13, 2018 06:49:08 PM Joel Esler wrote:
>>> 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 <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 Would it be possible to turn off the outdated warning until that happens?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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