[clamav-users] unexplainable tar behaviour

J.R. themadbeaker at gmail.com
Thu Oct 31 10:45:05 EDT 2019


> I thought ClamAV unpacked TARs (and other archives) and looked at the
> contents. If it doesn't, it wouldn't be very effective in detecting
> viruses in compressed files.

I've been wondering about this too during this particular discussion.
Is ClamAV scanning the archive as-is, then additionally (hopefully)
decompressing it and scanning individual files? Is there a way to
debug with more info to see exactly what is going on with the process?


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