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

Jari Kosonen jari.kosonen4 at gmail.com
Sun Aug 4 06:20:40 EDT 2019


It looks the possible that the update agent is somehow failed and no newer
update actually exists.
--
 Jari


On Sun, Aug 4, 2019 at 6:14 PM Jari Kosonen <jari.kosonen4 at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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