tons of infected files getting though???

Mike Kercher mike at CAMAROSS.NET
Tue Jan 27 19:34:44 GMT 2004

How many emails are you pushing per day?  I wonder if it's a load issue.
Have you tried the clamavmodule?


> -----Original Message-----
> From: MailScanner mailing list
> [mailto:MAILSCANNER at JISCMAIL.AC.UK] On Behalf Of Chris Yuzik
> Sent: Tuesday, January 27, 2004 1:23 PM
> Subject: tons of infected files getting though???
> Hi everyone,
> I was having a hard look through my logs and such and also
> looking though MailWatch. I see quite a few emails that
> definitely contain the virus that were only tagged as spam. I
> can see nothing in /var/log/maillog that indicates why this
> message would not have been marked as infected. I've even
> forwarded a couple of them to myself and there's no doubt
> about's the SCO.A or Navarg or whatever. If I save
> the attachment, then scp it to my mailserver and run clamscan
> on it, everything works great and ClamAV correctly identifies
> the virus.
> For yesterday alone, my system saw 106 messages that it found
> infected with the virus, and an additional 80 that slipped by. WTF???
> Is it possible that MailScanner isn't getting clamav to scan
> all the attachments? How do I go about troubleshooting this?
> Urgent help would be appreciated.
> Cheers,
> Chris

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