ClamAV response not interpreted

Jens Huenerberg jens at
Sat Jan 30 20:12:57 GMT 2010

On 30.01.2010, Mark Sapiro wrote:

> On 11:59 AM, Jens Huenerberg wrote:
>> Obviously, ClamAV had been asked to scan the email, found it to contain
>> a virus and reported this back to MailScanner. But MailScanner did not
>> complain in any way.
> What does 'MailScanner --lint' say?

# MailScanner --lint
Trying to setlogsock(unix)

Reading configuration file /etc/MailScanner/MailScanner.conf
Reading configuration file /etc/MailScanner/conf.d/README
Read 858 hostnames from the phishing whitelist
Read 5661 hostnames from the phishing blacklists

Checking version numbers...
Version number in MailScanner.conf (4.78.17) is correct.

Unrar is not installed, it should be in /usr/bin/unrar.
This is required for RAR archives to be read to check
filenames and filetypes. Virus scanning is not affected.

ERROR: The "envelope_sender_header" in your spam.assassin.prefs.conf
ERROR: is not correct, it should match X-myorg-MailScanner-From

Checking for SpamAssassin errors (if you use it)...
Using SpamAssassin results cache
Connected to SpamAssassin cache database
config: failed to parse line, skipping, in 
                    f": use_dcc             0
SpamAssassin reported an error.
Connected to Processing Attempts Database
Created Processing Attempts Database successfully
There are 0 messages in the Processing Attempts Database
Using locktype = posix
MailScanner.conf says "Virus Scanners = clamav"
Found these virus scanners installed: clamavmodule
Filename Checks: Windows/DOS Executable (1
Other Checks: Found 1 problems
Virus and Content Scanning: Starting
LibClamAV Warning: 
LibClamAV Warning: ***  This version of the ClamAV engine is outdated. 
LibClamAV Warning: *** DON'T PANIC! Read ***
LibClamAV Warning: 

If any of your virus scanners (clamavmodule)
are not listed there, you should check that they are installed correctly
and that MailScanner is finding them correctly via its virus.scanners.conf.

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