[CentOS] ClamAV help needed

Anne Wilson cannewilson at googlemail.com
Wed Jun 18 12:01:36 UTC 2008


On Wednesday 18 June 2008 12:36:20 Ralph Angenendt wrote:
> Anne Wilson wrote:
> > freshclam.conf was root:root, so I've fixed that.  Running your strace
> > command gives me
> >
> > strace -eopen clamscan
> > open("/etc/freshclam.conf", O_RDONLY)   = 3
> > open("/var/clamav/daily.cld", O_RDONLY) = 3
> > open("/var/clamav", O_RDONLY|O_NONBLOCK|O_LARGEFILE|O_DIRECTORY) = 3
> > open("/var/clamav/main.cvd", O_RDONLY)  = 4
>
> So it opened freshclam.conf and then proceeded to read the database
> which is kept fresh by freshclam.
>
> > The message about signatures being ancient comes from ClamTK virus
> > scanner. Maybe there's some connection there that needs fixing?
>
> I have no idea about ClamTK - so yes, that might be the problem. No idea
> where that looks >:)
>
OK, thanks.  I'll do some googling.  As far as I can remember, it was 
installed along with the rest from rpmforge.  I'm certain I didn't download 
it from any other than my installed repos.

As far as you can tell, then, clamav is working correctly?  That's a comfort.  
Thanks for your help.

Anne


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