ClamAV 0.93 released

David Lee t.d.lee at
Fri May 23 12:21:32 IST 2008

On Mon, 28 Apr 2008, Denis Beauchemin wrote:

> Leonardo Helman a écrit :
> > Hi I'm using clamavmodule
> >
> >
> > I've made a patch for the Mail::ClamAV to compile (later I'll send it
> > to the Mail::ClamAV mantainer)
> >
> Hello,
> Anything new on the official Mail::ClamAV module? I just looked and
> version 0.21 still supports maxratio which have been removed from Clam
> 0.93...
> Since there are known exploits for 0.92 I am beginning to feel the urge
> to upgrade to 0.93...

Scott Beck has released version 0.22 of Mail::ClamAV in the last few days.

Could I suggest that some of us with test facilities and with a little
technical experience try the various combinations of the older and newer
versions of ClamAV and Mail::ClamAV and verify which combinations work and

 1. Old+old:  We know that the combined earlier versions work.

 2. New ClamAV + old Mail::ClamAV:  It has been reported that the new
    ClamAV (0.93) breaks with older Mail::ClamAV (0.20/0.21).  Could
    someone provide details of what this breakage is?  Is there a quick
    recipe to reproduce the problem that ClamAV 0.93 had introduced?

 3. New + new: Julian's Clam+SA package would ultimately be new+new.  Can
    we verify that this fixes any previously verified breakage?  Also that
    it does not seem to introduce any new problems.

 4. Old ClamAV + new Mail::ClamAV: There are inevitably sites which use
    other sources (not Julian's package).  Can we check what happens with
    if someone were to upgrade their Mail::ClamAV module but leave the
    main ClamAV software back on 0.92?  (Probably not too important, but
    it would be a nice data point to complete the set...)

Given Julian's sadly enforced absence from work, I'm sure he would
appreciate it if we can do this tabulation for him.


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