Raymond Dijkxhoorn raymond at PROLOCATION.NET
Tue Apr 29 16:18:14 IST 2003


> Just a short note, i installed clamav to do some testing and i was a
> little surprised on its behaviour...
> Nothing on MS, just something for user running clam ... :)

As follow up on this, got a reply from the Clam people:

Date: Tue, 29 Apr 2003 16:53:40 +0200 (CEST)
From: Tomasz Kojm <tk at>
To: Raymond Dijkxhoorn <raymond at>
Subject: Re: CLAMAV test

> It looks like it only scans the first virus and then stops. It was a zip
> with a couple of test virusses... F-prot found 5, Clan found 1, and that
> one was present twice in the same zip, looks really weird to me :)

There's a transparent support for archives in libclamav, thus it thinks
it's a normal file and prints the first virus found.

Best regards,
Tomasz Kojm

Looks like we have to live with that :)


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