clamav problem

Kevin Oberman rkoberman at
Mon Mar 21 21:30:26 UTC 2016

On Sun, Mar 20, 2016 at 1:32 PM, Carmel <carmel_ny at> wrote:

> On Sun, 20 Mar 2016 16:42:54 +0100, Kurt Jaeger stated:
> >Hi!
> >
> >> >The make check of clamav exposes some issues, I've reported them
> >> >upstream:
> >> >
> >> >
> >>
> >> For whatever reason, I keep getting this error message when I try an
> >> access that report:
> >>
> >> You are not authorized to access bug #11542.
> >
> >Yes. It seems clamav bugzilla is restrictive and I can not change
> >that, as submitter of that bug.
> Now that makes about "ZERO" sense. Why would you (meaning clamav) want
> to hide bug information? Dumbest thing I ever saw (almost).

Hmm. Let's see. A bug that may allow the defeat of a security mechanism and
allow a black-hat to do bad stuff before the bug con even be looked at. Why
would anyone have an issue with that? I mean, don't we all want more
zero-day vulnerabilities? (Sorry, Guess I put on my sarcasm hat today.)
Kevin Oberman, Part time kid herder and retired Network Engineer
E-mail: rkoberman at
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