Clam update problems

C. Jon Larsen jlarsen at
Tue Aug 7 19:13:50 IST 2012

On Tue, 7 Aug 2012, Kevin Kobb wrote:

> Has anybody been having problems with ClamAV updates that came out
> today?

if you are using 3rd party rulesets like Malware block list, you 
will find that in mbl.ndb if you have a rule for MBL_312128 it is causing 
a lot of FPs.

Forcing a fresh download of the file fixed the problems for me.
Just finished tracking this down a few minutes ago.

> I started getting a bunch of false positives and errors this morning,
> and finally had turn of virus scanning in MailScanner.conf to get
> messages to flow.
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