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ClamAV 0.96 Engine End of Life Announcement

July 29th, 2014 Posted by -

ClamAV Community,

This notice is to inform you that effective immediately ClamAV 0.96 (and all minor versions) is no longer supported in accordance with ClamAV’s EOL policy which can be found here:

https://github.com/vrtadmin/clamav-faq/blob/master/faq/faq-eol.md

While the current CVD’s being distributed will still work on ClamAV 0.96, we are enabling the functionality to actually make those versions no longer be able to update.  There is detection that we have written that cannot be shipped to the 0.96 branch.

Thank you for using ClamAV!

Compiling OpenSSL For Windows

July 9th, 2014 Posted by -

Introduction

In order to support more advanced features planned in future releases, ClamAV has switched to using OpenSSL for hashing. The ClamAV Visual Studio project included with ClamAV’s source code requires the OpenSSL distributables to be placed in a specific directory. This article will teach you how to compile OpenSSL on a Microsoft Windows system and how to link ClamAV against OpenSSL.
This blog article is based on another article.

Prerequisites

You will need ActiveState ActivePerl installed. OpenSSL (Read more...)

ClamAV 0.98.5 beta has been posted!

July 8th, 2014 Posted by -

The ClamAV team is proud to announce the availability of ClamAV 0.98.5 beta ready for testing!

0.98.5
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Welcome to ClamAV 0.98.5 beta! ClamAV 0.98.5 will include important new features for collecting and analyzing file properties. Software developers and analysts may collect file properties using the ClamAV API and then analyze them with ClamAV bytecode programs. Using the new features will require that libjson-c is installed.

Look for our upcoming series of blog posts to learn more about using the ClamAV API and bytecode facilities for collecting and analyzing file properties.

The release can be downloaded from http://sourceforge.net/projects/clamav/files/beta/.  Please download, test and provide any feedback via the mailing lists.



The ClamAV team (http://www.clamav.net/team)

ClamAV 0.98.4 has been released!

June 16th, 2014 Posted by -

The ClamAV team is pleased to announce the release of ClamAV 0.98.4!  Below are the release notes for 0.98.4:


0.98.4<br />------<br /><br />ClamAV 0.98.4 is a bug fix release. The following issues are now resolved:<br />

- Various build problems on Solaris, OpenBSD, AIX.
- Crashes of clamd on Windows and Mac OS X platforms when reloading&nbsp;the virus signature database.
- Infinite loop in clamdscan when clamd is not running.
- (Read more...)

ClamAV 0.98.4rc1 is now available!

May 17th, 2014 Posted by -

ClamAV 0.98.4rc1 is now available for download.  Shown below are the notes concerning this release:


0.98.4rc1
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ClamAV 0.98.4 is a bug fix release. The following issues are now resolved:

- Various build problems on Solaris, OpenBSD, AIX.

- Crashes of clamd on Windows and Mac OS X platforms when reloading
the virus signature database.

- Infinite loop in clamdscan when (Read more...)