ClamAV 0.93 released

Alex Broens ms-list at
Fri May 23 15:18:35 IST 2008

On 5/23/2008 1:21 PM, David Lee wrote:
> 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
> fail?
>  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.

Will try to test new Mail::ClamAV with ClamAV 0.93 and on several old 
versions of MS

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