Re: How to virus-check cyrus-imap mailboxes
On Wed, Oct 09, 2002 at 01:30:25AM +0200, D. J. Bolderman wrote:
> On Tue, 08 Oct 2002, Gerald Livingston wrote:
> > On Tue, 8 Oct 2002 20:59:47 +0200 (CEST)
> > Terje Fåberg <email@example.com> wrote:
> > I haven't investigated any further than checking "apt-cache show
> > clamav" but you may want to check it out. Says it scans archives etc.
> > for virii so I'm assuming it is something you can run against the files
> > in a filesystem (maildir). I have courier imap set up here. If cyrus
> > buries its mail in a special format then I don't know if this will work.
> Has anybody tried clamscan yet ? After I installed it, together with
> oavupdate, it doesn't seem to work. oav-update retrieves the latest
> virus definitions from the net, but clamscan doesn't seem to like that
> file. For example, when I execute 'clamscan -d
> /var/lib/oav-update/viruses.db', I get 'ERROR: hex2int() translation
> problem (69). ERROR: Can't initialize virus database' And ofcourse, I
> can't find that 69 error code anywhere...
try 'freshclam'. It is included in the clamav package, and downloads
virus signatures from the clamav author (not exactly the same as the oav
ones). They recognize at least klez and bugbear.
> D.J. Bolderman