[clamav-users] Anyone notice any issues with clamav 0.99.2 and recent patterns?

Gene Heskett gheskett at shentel.net
Fri Jan 26 09:23:49 UTC 2018


On Friday 26 January 2018 04:04:53 Gene Heskett wrote:

> On Friday 26 January 2018 03:19:52 maxal wrote:
> > On Fri, 2018-01-26 at 08:11 +0100, lukn wrote:
> > > Same on a machine with clamav-milter:
> > >
> > > clamav-milter[8241]: Failed to initiate streaming/fdpassing
> > > clamav-milter[8241]: Unknown reply from clamd
> > > clamd[11895]: instream(127.0.0.1 at 49958): Can't open file or
> > > directory ERROR
> > > clamav-milter[8241]: send failed: Broken pipe
> > > clamav-milter[8241]: Streaming failed
> > > clamd[11895]: accept() failed:
> > >
> > > I suspect a toxic signature keeps killing clamd
> >
> > as a side-effect of the issue clamd keeps filling up /tmp/ with
> > clamav- x.tmp and an empty 'rfc2397' folder and so running out of
> > filedescriptors.
>
> I've got clamav-hash.tmp's, way too many for rmdir to clean up,
> argument list too long.  And growing rapidly. So I'm going to kill it
> all. Including the procmail useages. That gave me enough system to rm
> -fR clamav-*

But I had to reboot just to send these emails.

Please post when its safe to restart clamav's daemon.
>
> > > On 26.01.2018 07:47, lukn wrote:
> > > > Good morning list
> > > >
> > > > same here, since about 4am CET we see permanent crashes of
> > > > clamd. Process indeed disappears, but logging is minimal. All I
> > > > see is:
> > > >
> > > > clamd[25989]: instream(127.0.0.1 at 58142): Can't open file or
> > > > directory ERROR
> > > > clamd[25989]: accept() failed:
> > > >
> > > > the second line repeats several dozen times.
> > > >
> > > > I use clamd to scan mail with fuglu (fuglu.org) which talks to
> > > > clamd via
> > > > TCP socket.
> > >
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