[clamav-users] Can't download definitions

Dora Smith villandra at gmail.com
Sat Aug 17 19:01:33 EDT 2019


Here it is.  (Think I just replied to wrong address)


Checking configuration files in /usr/local/etc

clamd.conf not found

Config file: freshclam.conf
---------------------------
LogFileMaxSize = "1048576"
LogTime = "yes"
LogSyslog = "yes"
LogFacility = "LOG_LOCAL6"
LogVerbose disabled
LogRotate = "yes"
PidFile disabled
DatabaseDirectory = "/usr/local/share/clamav"
Foreground disabled
Debug = "yes"
UpdateLogFile disabled
DatabaseOwner = "clamav"
Checks = "12"
DNSDatabaseInfo = "current.cvd.clamav.net"
DatabaseMirror = "database.clamav.net"
PrivateMirror disabled
MaxAttempts = "3"
ScriptedUpdates = "yes"
TestDatabases = "yes"
CompressLocalDatabase disabled
ExtraDatabase = "dbname1", "dbname2"
DatabaseCustomURL disabled
HTTPProxyServer disabled
HTTPProxyPort disabled
HTTPProxyUsername disabled
HTTPProxyPassword disabled
HTTPUserAgent disabled
NotifyClamd = "/path/to/clamd.conf"
OnUpdateExecute = "command"
OnErrorExecute disabled
OnOutdatedExecute disabled
LocalIPAddress disabled
ConnectTimeout = "60"
ReceiveTimeout = "60"
SafeBrowsing = "yes"
Bytecode = "yes"

clamav-milter.conf not found

Software settings
-----------------
Version: 0.101.3
Optional features supported: MEMPOOL IPv6 AUTOIT_EA06 BZIP2 LIBXML2 PCRE 
ICONV JSON RAR

Database information
--------------------
Database directory: /usr/local/share/clamav
WARNING: freshclam.conf and clamd.conf point to different database 
directories
bytecode.cvd: version 330, sigs: 94, built on Wed Jul 17 08:11:08 2019
main.cvd: version 58, sigs: 4566249, built on Wed Jun  7 16:38:10 2017
daily.cvd: version 25544, sigs: 1725545, built on Sat Aug 17 03:24:01 2019
safebrowsing.cvd: version 48958, sigs: 2441766, built on Sat Aug 17 
10:00:50 2019
Total number of signatures: 8733654

Platform information
--------------------
uname: Linux 5.0.0-25-generic #26~18.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Thu Aug 1 13:51:02 
UTC 2019 x86_64
OS: linux-gnu, ARCH: x86_64, CPU: x86_64
Full OS version: Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS
zlib version: 1.2.11 (1.2.11), compile flags: a9
platform id: 0x0a2166660800000000070400

Build information
-----------------
GNU C: 7.4.0 (7.4.0)
CPPFLAGS:
CFLAGS: -g -O2  -D_LARGEFILE_SOURCE -D_LARGEFILE64_SOURCE 
-D_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64
CXXFLAGS: -g -O2
LDFLAGS:
Configure: '--enable-check'
sizeof(void*) = 8
Engine flevel: 102, dconf: 102





On 8/17/19 5:56 PM, Al Varnell via clamav-users wrote:
> Dora,
>
> Please post the results of running
>
> sudo clamconf
>
> -Al-
> ClamXAV User
>
> On Sat, Aug 17, 2019 at 03:45 PM, Dora Smith via clamav-users wrote:
>> When I type freshclam in my terminal, I get
>>
>> Sat Aug 17 17:36:27 2019 -> ClamAV update process started at Sat Aug 
>> 17 17:36:27 2019
>> Sat Aug 17 17:36:27 2019 -> main.cvd is up to date (version: 58, 
>> sigs: 4566249, f-level: 60, builder: sigmgr)
>> Sat Aug 17 17:36:27 2019 -> daily.cvd is up to date (version: 25544, 
>> sigs: 1725545, f-level: 63, builder: raynman)
>> Sat Aug 17 17:36:27 2019 -> safebrowsing.cvd is up to date (version: 
>> 48958, sigs: 2441766, f-level: 63, builder: google)
>> Sat Aug 17 17:36:27 2019 -> bytecode.cvd is up to date (version: 330, 
>> sigs: 94, f-level: 63, builder: neo)
>> Sat Aug 17 17:36:27 2019 -> ^getfile: dbname1.cvd not found 
>> ondatabase.clamav.net <http://database.clamav.net/>(IP: 104.16.219.84)
>> Sat Aug 17 17:36:27 2019 -> ^Can't download dbname1.cvd 
>> fromdatabase.clamav.net <http://database.clamav.net/>
>> Sat Aug 17 17:36:28 2019 -> *Can't query 
>> dbname1.0.102.0.0.6810DB54.ping.clamav.net <http://ping.clamav.net/>
>> Sat Aug 17 17:36:28 2019 -> Trying again in 5 secs...
>>
>> And it repeats this two more times before telling me
>>
>> Sat Aug 17 17:36:39 2019 -> Giving up ondatabase.clamav.net 
>> <http://database.clamav.net/>...
>> Sat Aug 17 17:36:39 2019 -> Update failed. Your network may be down 
>> or none of the mirrors listed in /usr/local/etc/freshclam.conf is 
>> working. Checkhttps://www.clamav.net/documents/official-mirror-faqfor 
>> possible reasons.
>>
>>
>> The first time I tried it, it also told me it can't pingclamav.net 
>> <http://clamav.net/>, but I could pingclamav.net 
>> <http://clamav.net/>with no problem.  And the Internet's not down.
>>
>>
>> I didn't change any mirrors when I activated freshclam.conf.   I did 
>> activate a bunch of things, if you see something I might have 
>> activated I should go back and comment back in.  Maybe something 
>> needs a database that doesn't exist?    I activated every safeguard I 
>> could see.
>>
>>
>> I am using the current version, 0.103.1, that I just went through the 
>> LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOONG rigamorole on the Clamav pages, ALL 
>> of it, to install, because the version in the Ubuntu repository is 
>> out of date and I kept getting error messages.
>>
>> I am running Ubuntu 18.04.
>>
>> I am trying to run Clamav.  I want to run an antivirus scan. Right 
>> now I presumably can't run it at all becasue it doesn't have its 
>> databases.
>>
>>
>> And I need to know how to run Clamav immediately, because I 
>> accidentally got a really weird web page!   Today, not tomorrow and 
>> midnight won't do.  Common sense.  Linux ain't just for servers any more.
>>
>>
>> Someone pointed me to a Ubuntu page for clamav that tells how to 
>> install the out of date version that doesn't work because it's out of 
>> date, but there might have been useful information on it - will 
>> "CLAMSCAN" run an antivirus scan immediately?
>>
>>
>> Yours,
>>
>> Dora Smith
>>
>>
>> On 8/17/19 5:07 PM, J.R. via clamav-users wrote:
>>>> So it downloaded main.cvd, daily.cvd, safebrowsing.cvd, and
>>>> bytecode.cvd, but can't download database1.cvd or something, and there
>>>> might be a problem with teh mirrors in my conf file, which didn't
>>>> contain any mirrors and I didn't mess with them if they're there and I
>>>> didn't see them.
>>> There is no "database1.cvd"... The 4 you listed are the only official
>>> ones. So unless you made a mistake editing the config file, I'm not
>>> really sure what it's trying to do.
>>>
>>> You don't need to mess with the mirrors or anything. The files are
>>> hosted via Cloudflare's CDN so you will automatically get the closest
>>> server to you.
>>>
>>>> And when I get my definititions, I need to run clamav now and not when
>>>> it feels like it - how do I exactly do that?   The GUI for the out of
>>>> date version would only let me set up a time to run it.
>>> What operating system are you running? What version of ClamAV are 
>>> you running?
>>>
>>> https://www.clamav.net/documentation
>>>
>>> ^^^ That page will hopefully give you some answers...
>>>
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>>>
>>> Help us build a comprehensive ClamAV guide:
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>>>
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>>
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