[CentOS] clamav

Johnny Hughes mailing-lists at hughesjr.com
Tue Nov 1 21:24:19 UTC 2005


On Tue, 2005-11-01 at 11:40 -0500, Robin Mordasiewicz wrote:
> On Tue, 1 Nov 2005, JC wrote:
> 
> > When I executed: /usr/bin/freshclam -l /var/log/clamav/clam-update.log
> >
> > I got these warnings:
> >
> > ClamAV update process started at Tue Nov  1 08:21:20 2005
> > WARNING: Your ClamAV installation is OUTDATED - please update immediately!
> > WARNING: Local version: 0.83 Recommended version: 0.87
> > main.cvd is up to date (version: 34, sigs: 39625, f-level: 5, builder: tkojm)
> > WARNING: Your ClamAV installation is OUTDATED - please update immediately!
> > WARNING: Current functionality level = 4, required = 5
> > daily.cvd is up to date (version: 1151, sigs: 1289, f-level: 6, builder: 
> > tomek)
> > WARNING: Your ClamAV installation is OUTDATED - please update immediately!
> > WARNING: Current functionality level = 4, required = 6
> >
> > then added dag.repo and executed: yum update clamav clamd clamav-db
> >
> > and i got these:
> >
> > Setting up Update Process
> > Setting up repositories
> > dag                       100% |=========================| 1.1 kB    00:00
> > update                    100% |=========================|  951 B    00:00
> > base                      100% |=========================| 1.1 kB    00:00
> > addons                    100% |=========================|  951 B    00:00
> > extras                    100% |=========================| 1.1 kB    00:00
> > Reading repository metadata in from local files
> > Could not find update match for clamav-db
> > Could not find update match for clamd
> > Could not find update match for clamav
> > No Packages marked for Update/Obsoletion
> >
> 
> stop-top posting plz.
> 
> First of all freshclam is used for updating virus signatures. The warning 
> you are getting is because your clamd program is out of date.
> 

ClamAV puts this warning in their program to get people to upgrade to
their latest version.  It is not NORMALLY a problem to have a lower
program version, so long as the virus signatures are updated by
freshclam.

That being said, Dag's repo does have version 0.87, so you should be
getting updates.

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