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Re: Clamscan hit on google-gadgets.x86_64



On Tue, 17 Feb 2009 20:59:16 -0800, byrdca gmail com wrote:

> I am scanning a newly installed box and notice that clamscan is
> raising an alarm for a file provided by the google-gadgets.x86_64
> package.  Specifically it is complaining about
> /usr/share/google-gadgets/resources.gg. Has anyone else noticed this?
> 
> As far as I can tell the rpm verifies so I'm curious about the scan
> results. I've noticed very little online discussion about this so I'm
> not sure what the next step should be, any advice?

Depending on what is searched for when scanning the files, it might be a
false positive [due to a test that possibly only looks for a few values at
specific file offsets]. Get in contact with the Clamav developers, as
they likely want to learn about this and improve their test.


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