[Dev] High Importance

Brett Gilio brettg at posteo.net
Wed Jul 18 07:00:36 GMT 2018

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 
flags it as a virus due to some bad checking on the hexcode in the 
This has actually been reported to ClamAV in the past.

In summary, this package is not problematic.

Brett M. Gilio
Free Software Foundation, Member
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