Bug#959004: exim4-daemon-heavy: exiscan is missing EICAR signature in message body but finds it in attachment

Andreas Metzler ametzler at bebt.de
Tue Apr 28 18:46:17 BST 2020

On 2020-04-28 brunoc68 <bugs01 at abcreseau.com> wrote:
> Package: exim4-daemon-heavy
> Version: 4.92-8+deb10u3
> Severity: normal

> Dear Maintainer,

>    * What led up to the situation?

> Installation of exim4-daemon-heavy with av_scanner = clamd

>    * What exactly did you do (or not do) that was effective (or
>      ineffective)?

> 1. include EICAR virus signature in .txt or .zip attachment
> 2. include EICAR virus signature in message body

>    * What was the outcome of this action?

> 1. mail refused at ACL time
> 2. mail accepted : message found as clean in clamd log

>    * What outcome did you expect instead?

> 1. outcome ok
> 2. mail refused at ACL time


You will also need to run the av scanner in the DATA acl.

cu Andreas
`What a good friend you are to him, Dr. Maturin. His other friends are
so grateful to you.'
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