kaspersky and MScanner
Hugo van der Kooij
hvdkooij at vanderkooij.org
Tue Jun 12 22:55:38 IST 2007
On Tue, 12 Jun 2007, Israel Garcia wrote:
> [root at domain:/opt/kaspersky/kav4fs/bin]$ MailScanner --lint
> Read 776 hostnames from the phishing whitelist
> Checking version numbers...
> Version number in MailScanner.conf (4.60.8) is correct.
> MailScanner setting GID to (89)
> MailScanner setting UID to (89)
> In /opt/kaspersky/kav4fs/bin I have:
> [root at domain:/opt/kaspersky/kav4fs/bin]$ ll
> total 3808
> -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 1322024 Mar 14 13:08 kav4fs-kavscanner
> -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 1548264 Mar 14 13:08 kav4fs-keepup2date
> -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 1015016 Mar 14 13:08 kav4fs-licensemanager
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 19 Jun 12 16:46 kavscanner ->
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 18 Jun 12 16:30 keepup2date ->
> Is this version of maillscanner ready to work with this version of
> kaspersky kav4fs-5.5-27.rpm?
There is a problem. kav4fs will only run as root as far as I can tell and
MailScanner is not calling it as root.
Perhaps a small shell script called kavscanner which will run sudo
kav4fs-kavscanner and pass on all arguments might do the trick.
But for sure the latest Kaspersky software is a bitch to automate for a
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