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Date:      Mon, 08 Dec 2003 16:44:37 -0500
From:      Steve Bertrand <>
To:        RSB <>
Subject:   Re: avcheck-0.9.tgz
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In-Reply-To: <000001c3bdc0$327673a0$0600a8c0@rsbdel>
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> I ran a WINDOWS Mcafee VirusScan of the FreeBSD install disk (v 4.7)
> included w/ the book 'SAMS Teach Yourself FreeBSD in 24 Hours' and it
> identified a file on the CD, avcheck-0.9.tgz' as a virus.
> Can you provide any other information regarding this file?

I'm almost certain that this file is a sample virus from within the
clamav anti-virus package. The file (I think) is one that is used after
the av is installed to ensure that the scanner is actually working.


> Thank you.
> --rs
> ~+
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Steve Bertrand
Northumberland Network Services

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