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

Jari Kosonen jari.kosonen4 at gmail.com
Sun Aug 4 09:53:15 EDT 2019


That looks almost like something wrong (that no newer release available)...
--
  Jari



On Sun, Aug 4, 2019 at 6:57 PM Matus UHLAR - fantomas <uhlar at fantomas.sk>
wrote:

> On 04.08.19 18:14, Jari Kosonen via clamav-users 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.
>
> https://packages.ubuntu.com/search?keywords=clamav
>
> seems that newer clamav versions are not available for ubuntu 18.04.
>
> >
> >> 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.
>
> >On Sun, Aug 4, 2019 at 6:09 PM Matus UHLAR - fantomas <uhlar at fantomas.sk>
> >wrote:
> >> 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
>
>
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