ClamAV (Clam anti-virus) is a suite of programs designed to detect malware, viruses, trojans, and other threats. It be run from the command line or as a daemon, and can integrate with mail servers to scan email attachments. It is open source and published under the GPL.

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Ubuntu Server 14.04 - Broken dependancies for Clam AV

Tried to install CLAMAV via command line for Ubuntu Server 14.04. Got the following error: groot:/home/carlo# apt-get install clamav-freshclam Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Freshclam error

After installing clamav and clamtk, when doing freshclam I receive this message: freshclam ERROR: Can't create temporary directory /var/lib/clamav/clamav-f52645d8e80b9b727228734e339d231d Hint: The ...
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installing Clamav-0.98.3 on ubuntu 12.04 for the first time

I've tried to install clamav but everytime i get this error 'OpenSSL not found'. I'm new to ubuntu and i don't know what to do. Can somebody please hepl me ?
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What are the alternative to clamtk

I installed the antivirus clamtk/clamav, the installion went well, but I can't run the program. I tried a terminal, but that did not work. The result was if I typed sudo clamtk nothing happen, but if ...
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What is the next step on the infected files and errors?

I scanned my computer for viruses by using clamav: sudo clamscan -r --bell -i /. I received the following result: LibClamAV Warning: cli_scanxz: decompress file size exceeds limits - only ...
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ClamAV Daemon ubuntu

I am trying to install ClamAV in ubuntu as per the instructions in blog.dutchcoders.io/installing-clamav-from-source/ Everything worked perfectly except last step i.e., clamd & When ...
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updating ClamAV 0.98.7 to 0.99.0 for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I would like to update my ClamAV antivirus 0.98.7 to 0.99.0 and tried updating it by typing: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install clamav After which I got a message: your clamAV is the ...
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Spam entries in mail log, but doesn't appear to be from a PHP script?

I'm new to linux, and it appears that my server was blacklisted in the CBL. It looks like one of my Wordpress installations was compromised, and some Malware was installed. I ran ClamAV, and it ...
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Clamav finding threat in Steam file

So I just installed Ubuntu 14.04, since it's summer vacation and I need something to play with :D I have installed Steam, no problem. But when I went to install ClamAv with ClamTk just for good ...
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ClamAV update failure. Ubuntu 12.10

I am using the 4.42 GUI version which is the newest. The antivirus engine is .97.6 also the newest. The problem is my antivirus definitions are out of date. When I run sudo freshclam Here is the ...
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Server hangs on reboot when clam is running

In a nutshell Rebooting normally takes under 1 minute, but if clamav-daemon is running, a reboot will take 30 minutes exactly. Overview I have a Ubuntu 15.10 "cloud" mail server: postfix, dovecot, ...
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ClamAV virus detections documentation

I see ClamAV telling me the names of all the viruses that it has detected on my computer, but it seems to give me very little documentation on what those detections actually mean, and what the viruses ...
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mysterious files and possible virus on ubuntu 12.04.2 server

IT services at my institution discovered our server sending out SPAM emails and flagged it as compromised. Further investigations suggest that it is indeed infected with a virus. For instance, there ...
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Clam TK and sudo freshclam

I have clamtk! Should I set clamtk for manual or automatic updates? Clam says that if my computer is receiving automatic updates then I should set the wizard at automatic I have no idea if my ...
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freshclam not working because clamav folder in /var/log and /var/log is in ramdisk

I was looking for this on the web but since English is not my primary language it seems that I can not find what I want, that is why my question is here... Intro: I have an SSD and I did some ...
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Unable to install clamav

While installing clamav I got the following error: andrei@andrei-H61M-DS2:~$ sudo apt-get clamav E: Invalid operation clamav andrei@andrei-H61M-DS2:~$ sudo apt-get clamav E: Invalid ...
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Problem in my terminal related clamav

Recently I decided to use Avast Antivirus. I uninstalled clamav and installed Avast. Now whenever I use my terminal I get the following errors.: 5 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not ...
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Squid or DansGuardian: Which should pass content to an antivirus product for scanning?

I have an Ubuntu Server12.04 installation acting as a proxy server using Squid 3.1.19. Squid has been configured to pass content to SquidClamAV 6.10 to check for viruses (using icap): icap_service ...
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Confusion between clamscan and clamdscan

If i am running clamscan -v under clamav-0.99.1 package, it is showing ----------- SCAN SUMMARY ----------- Known viruses: 4297948 Engine version: 0.99.1 Scanned directories: 1 Scanned files: 39 ...
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Scanning with ClamAV returns 10820 errors - Infected Joomla site with Trojan Iframe.MA

My server seems to have been infected with a Trojan. I run a Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS When I approach one of the sites on my server my windows eset scanner blocks the link. Throwing a "Trojan ...
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how to scan on-access with clamav in 14.04

I try to use clamav for on-access virus scanning for my home directory and all mounted drives. I found some rather old instructions here, and adjusted them. Since dazuko was replaced by fanotify, ...
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Errors installing the perl module File::Scan::ClamAV

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, Gnome desktop. I'm missing one of the requires for having ClamAV work with SpamAssassin and it will not install, here is the output. The command used to install is: ...
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Cannot login after Clam AV removal purge mistake

I would like some help repairing my Ubuntu installation please, I am having problems logging in after a mistake trying to uninstall Clam AV. I accidentally deleted some files / libraries whilst ...
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clamd PING give ERROR: initgroups() failed?

My ubuntu version is 12.04. I have installed clamav as root user using the below commands. apt-get install clamav apt-get install clamav-daemon But when I use the below command clamd PING It ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Final LTS ClamAV Wireless Crash

I am new to Ubuntu and this is the first forum I've ever posted in! :) I am still learning Linux (newbie) however I am comfortable with basic terminal commands (very basic). The problem I am having ...
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How to use ClamAV clamd daemon on ubuntu server

I am running a nas/webserver with ubunu with a couple of terabyte hard drives connected to it. I can run the daemon with the command below clamdscan /home/System/Share/X --fdpass ...
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clamav stop at “ Setting up clamav-base (0.98.7+dfsg-0ubuntu0.14.04.1) ”?

I would ask you to help me to install Clamav antivirus . I had do this steps : sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install zlibc zlib1g zlib1g-dev sudo apt-get install build-essential sudo apt-get ...
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ClamAV error message 'Error decompressing SWF file'

Facebook has told me that I have malware on my laptop, so I run ClamAV in my hone directory and it found one infected file. When I try to remove it I get error messages like so: LibClamAV info: ...
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Clam AntiVirus issue in 14.04

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Just turned on my computer and there was an update to Clam. I installed and it said that updated. Now Clam doesn't work at all..Just tries to load something for about 60 ...
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I cannot fix freshclam in clam av

Problem with internal logger (UpdateLogFile = /var/log/clamav/freshclam.log). I do not know how to rectify this.
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Spam and Virus filtering not working with amavis, Spamassasin and ClamAV using Postfix on Ubuntu

I have setup mailserver using Postfix and Dovecot. Sending is receiving mail is working perfectly. This is email server is running from last couple of years without any issue. Recently we started ...
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Does clamav scan on real time (always alert)?

I've been trying to get a good answer to this question, but I couldn't get it. The ClamAV (AntiVirus for Linux), Does scan in real time mode? I mean, always alert, on access. Does it? ??? BTW: I ...
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ClamTk does not launch

I installed an old ClamTk DEB from SourceForge, and it launched fine. When I upgraded my system, it threw me this error: ➜ ~ clamtk Gtk-WARNING **: Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: ...
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Freshclam won't update on Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS

Here is my error..... root@ubuntu:~# freshclam ERROR: Can't create temporary directory /var/lib/clamav/clamav- b9164d1b30c6e021e1dc2781906912e8.tmp Hint: The database directory must be ...
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Freshclam is not updating to new version while running juniper host checker

This is Suresh ,while i am connecting to a VPN using juniper host checker it throws an error "Reasons: /usr/bin/freshclam is 19 days old, expect: less than 14 days"........Please! look into this ...
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/var/cache/apt/apt-file/gb.archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_vivid-backports_Contents-amd64.gz: PUA.File.Exploit.CVE_2012_1461 FOUND

I recently scanned my machine with ClamAV (using the latest virus definitions) with this command: sudo clamscan -r --detect-pua --infected --bell / And this was one of the outputted results: ...
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How to tell what a PUA.JS.Xored actually is

Almost every time that I scan my machine with ClamAV I get some results reporting that there is this PUA in my browser's cache: PUA.JS.Xored And I understand that this is encrypted JavaScript of ...