clamscan - oversized zip, workaround?

Jan-Peter Koopmann Jan-Peter.Koopmann at SECEIDOS.DE
Tue Jan 13 08:47:00 GMT 2004

Hi Darren,
> At Mon Jan 12 18:05:43 2004 the virus scanner said:
>    ClamAV: contains Oversized Zip "
> This is a known issue with ClamAV and I was wondering if 
> anyone had a good workaround.  If not a good work around, how 
> can I disable scanning the contents of zip files.  I modified 
> /usr/lib/MailScanner/clamav-wrapper as below and restarted 
> MailScanner but that didn't seem to do the trick.

Edit libclamav/scanners.c and change

#define ZIPOSDET 20 /* FIXME: Make it user definable */


#define ZIPOSDET 50 /* FIXME: Make it user definable */

Works like a charm on my installations.


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