[Assist] [Dev] High Importance

aurelien at hackers.camp aurelien at hackers.camp
Wed Jul 18 11:12:13 BST 2018

Brett Gilio <brettg at posteo.net> writes:

> Christopher Davis writes:
>> I have been looking into this, and it seems likely that this is a
>> false
>> positive. The code "6606621" was
>> also used for a CUPS file, and according to VirusTotal only ClamAV
>> reported an
>> issue. Information
>> here:
>> https://www.virustotal.com/#/file/e770c592101a051e7a8d45a618c06244c301a8a6bcdec3f4dcc73a27b425c37b/detection
>> Uploading to VirusTotal could help us figure out whether it's a
>> valid report in
>> this case too,
>> though be aware that you will need to run non-free JS within your
>> browser to use
>> the page.
> I did some research on the file in question, too. It seems that ClamAV
> flags it as a virus due to some bad checking on the hexcode in the
> file.
> This has actually been reported to ClamAV in the past.
> In summary, this package is not problematic.

Hello mates,

There is also the point the 'extra' repo is made of stuff from
ArchLinux, so you can blacklist (temporarely/definitely) it to avoid the

take care

-- aurelien desbrieres

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