ClamAV 0.84 released
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Sat Apr 30 17:36:51 IST 2005
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I'm about to go out for an evening off, but hope that tomorrow I will
build this into the ClamAV+SA tarball I make for you.
I'm also planning on releasing the stable 4.41 tomorrow too. Assuming
that it's the 1st May tomorrow (I've got a bit lost recently)... :-)
Stephen Swaney wrote:
>ClamAV 0.84 released
>Release Name: 0.84
>This version improves detection of JPEG (MS04-028) based exploits,
>introduces support for TNEF files and new detection mechanisms. Various
>bugfixes (including problems with scanning of digest mail files) and
>improvements have been made.
>We encourage users to help testing the development versions, now with
>rewritten RAR code and support for 3.0 archives! Visit
> + JPEG exploit detector now also checks embedded Photoshop thumbnail
> + archive meta-data scanner (improves malware detection within encrypted
> + support for TNEF (winmail.dat) decoding
> + support for all tar archive formats
> + MD5 implementation replaced with a slightly faster one
> + improved database reloading with reference counter
> + database updateable false positive eliminator
> + speed improvements
> + various bugfixes
> + VirusEvent now sets CLAM_VIRUSEVENT_FILENAME and
> environment variables
> + improved database update detection when not --external
> + new options --include-dir and exclude-dir
> + new option --max-dir-recursion
> + new directive LocalIPAddress
> + clamdmon 1.0 - clamdwatch replacement written in C
>-) 3rd party software:
> + hMailServer - open source e-mail server for Microsoft Window
> + pop3.proxy - proxy server for the POP3 protocol
> + HTTP Anti Virus Proxy
> + SmarterMail Filter - ClamAV based plugin for SmarterMail Mail Server
> + smf-clamd - small & fast virus filter for Sendmail
> + Squidclam - replacement for SquidClamAV-Redirector.py written in C
> + QtClamAVclient - remote clamd client based on the Qt Toolkit
> + qpsmtp - flexible smtpd daemon written in Perl
>Fortress Systems Ltd.
>steve.swaney at fsl.com
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