[clamav-users] Freshclam seems locked and can not be unlocked.

Jari Kosonen jari.kosonen4 at gmail.com
Sun Aug 4 06:14:17 EDT 2019


jari at jari-PC:~$ sudo apt-get install clamav
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
clamav is already the newest version (0.100.3+dfsg-0ubuntu0.18.04.1).
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 4 not upgraded.


On Sun, Aug 4, 2019 at 6:09 PM Matus UHLAR - fantomas <uhlar at fantomas.sk>
wrote:

> On 04.08.19 18:01, Jari Kosonen via clamav-users wrote:
> >It says "update is available", but if I click the "Update"-button nothing
> >happens.
> >Then update from the shell window is not easily made either.
>
> I am not familiar with clamt, but I guess it's telling you that there's new
> version of clamav software available. You can't download new version of
> clamav software as virus database update, you need to install it via your
> sytem/package distribution, yum ot apt-get.
>
> >On Sun, Aug 4, 2019 at 5:59 PM Matus UHLAR - fantomas <uhlar at fantomas.sk>
> >wrote:
> >
> >> On 04.08.19 17:51, Jari Kosonen via clamav-users wrote:
> >> >I can stop the daemon according to your instructions, but then follow
> some
> >> >other error/PANIC:
> >>
> >> no, it does not panic, it explicitly says "DON'T PANIC!".
> >> It only says that there is newer clamav version available.
> >> maybe you should update or upgrade your system.
> >>
> >> Also, when freshclam daemon is running, you should keep it running and
> not
> >> stop it and run freshclam manually.
> >>
> >> start freshclam back and let it do its job.
> >>
> >> What made you think you need to run freshclam at all?
> >>
> >>
> >> >jari at jari-PC:~$ /etc/init.d/clamav-freshclam stop
> >> >[ ok ] Stopping clamav-freshclam (via systemctl):
> >> clamav-freshclam.service.
> >> >jari at jari-PC:~$ freshclam
> >> >ERROR: Can't open /var/log/clamav/freshclam.log in append mode (check
> >> >permissions!).
> >> >ERROR: Problem with internal logger (UpdateLogFile =
> >> >/var/log/clamav/freshclam.log).
> >> >jari at jari-PC:~$ sudo freshclam
> >> >[sudo] password for jari:
> >> >Sun Aug  4 17:50:10 2019 -> ClamAV update process started at Sun Aug  4
> >> >17:50:10 2019
> >> >Sun Aug  4 17:50:10 2019 -> ^Your ClamAV installation is OUTDATED!
> >> >Sun Aug  4 17:50:10 2019 -> ^Local version: 0.100.3 Recommended
> version:
> >> >0.101.2
> >> >Sun Aug  4 17:50:10 2019 -> DON'T PANIC! Read
> >> >https://www.clamav.net/documents/upgrading-clamav
> >> >Sun Aug  4 17:50:10 2019 -> main.cvd is up to date (version: 58, sigs:
> >> >4566249, f-level: 60, builder: sigmgr)
> >> >Sun Aug  4 17:50:10 2019 -> daily.cld is up to date (version: 25531,
> sigs:
> >> >1699730, f-level: 63, builder: raynman)
> >> >Sun Aug  4 17:50:10 2019 -> bytecode.cld is up to date (version: 330,
> >> sigs:
> >> >94, f-level: 63, builder: neo)
> >>
> >> >On Sun, Aug 4, 2019 at 3:34 PM Arnaud Jacques <
> webmaster at securiteinfo.com
> >> >
> >> >wrote:
> >> >> freshclam is running as daemon.
> >> >> If you want to run it manually, then stop the daemon before :
> >> >>
> >> >> /etc/init.d/clamav-freshclam stop
> >>
> >> >> Le 04/08/2019 à 05:08, Jari Kosonen via clamav-users a écrit :
> >> >> > jari at jari-PC:~$ sudo freshclam
> >> >> > ERROR: /var/log/clamav/freshclam.log is locked by another process
> >> >> > ERROR: Problem with internal logger (UpdateLogFile =
> >> >> > /var/log/clamav/freshclam.log).
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