[clamav-users] How the bad signature happened - conjecture (was Re: URGENT: Clamd is wedged on multiple installations)
dfs at roaringpenguin.com
Fri Jan 26 14:24:49 UTC 2018
On Fri, 26 Jan 2018 13:50:27 +0100
Ralf Hildebrandt <Ralf.Hildebrandt at charite.de> wrote:
> If I had to guess: they used the beta for testing, but the release
> versions (both 0.99.2 and 0.99.3!) fail to operate properly...
No, I bet that's not what happened. A file descriptor leak doesn't show
up right away. They probably tested the signatures on a lightly-loaded
server and didn't notice any problems.
ClamAV QA team: In future, please run new signatures against a clamd
process a few thousand times to check for possible resource leakage.
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