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Re: Gorm 1-2-10 trips windows virus scanner

From: Adam Fedor
Subject: Re: Gorm 1-2-10 trips windows virus scanner
Date: Mon, 20 Sep 2010 21:01:42 -0600

I just removed it.  I don't really know how to be sure it doesn't have a virus 
and it has an incorrect name anyway.

On Sep 17, 2010, at 11:22 AM, linux_dr wrote:

> Just thought I'd let you folks know about this one. Some of us, are still
> using Windows for things here and there. I mistakenly downloaded
> Gorm-1.2.10-setup.exe thinking it was the latest version. It installed just
> fine,  but when I went to run it, I was surprised that AVG flagged it as
> "Exploit.DJU". I suggest you do some or all of the following:
> 1) Verify that Gorm-1.2.10-setup.exe both matches the signature file, was
> signed by the official packager, and is in fact the official release of
> Gorm-1.2.10-setup.exe, and if not replace it with the correct file.
> 2) Verify that, even if it was the official signed build, verify that it
> wasn't infected on the package maintainer's machine at time of build. If so,
> probably time for a new official build.
> 3) Rename the file to be consistent with other versions of the gorm
> installer, so it doesn't float to the top of the directory listing and get
> mistaken for the latest version.
> 4) Include a not on the download page indicating that that version either
> was infected by a virus/trojan, and has been replaced, or was a false
> positive from AVG, and that you're working with AVG to remedy the problem.
> 5) If the detection was in fact a false positive, contact AVG and see what
> they can do to exclude it from their fingerprint match.
> I hope these suggestions help.
> -Loren
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