[Pkg-clamav-devel] Bug#609759: clamav: clamscan crashes with error Illegal instruction (core dumped)

Török Edwin edwin at clamav.net
Wed Jan 12 10:58:09 UTC 2011

On 2011-01-12 12:40, Andreas Joerg wrote:
> Package: clamav
> Version: 0.96.5+dfsg-1~volatile1
> Severity: important
> Clamscan crashes when scanning a windows file (nmap-4.10-setup.exe). 
> The copied file has been on our server since 2006, but the problem
> only occured recently with one of the last updates of clamav in debian lenny.
> The error can be repeated.
> Error message: Illegal instruction (core dumped)
> I will provide the clamscan log, the clamscan debug log, a screenshot and the file nmap-4.10-setup.exe with a second 
> email.
> If really necessary and demanded, I will find a way to provide the coredump file core.9723, as it's size is 
> uncompressesd 103M.
> There has been an similar bug in October 2010 under the bug reporting number 600088. This problem has been solved by 
> Toeroek Edwin and i have no way to find out if this new one might be a similar problem.
> Debian is running on an old AMD K6-2 CPU here as a server for a small workgroup.

Please run the gdb script I provided for the other bug, and provide the
output of clamconf.
Or send me the corefile.

Best regards,

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