clamAV database update error

Discussion in 'Installation/Configuration' started by W-C, Jun 15, 2017.

  1. W-C

    W-C Member

    I update the clamAV database manually on a daily basis, today I got this error in some servers:

    [root@mail ~]# freshclam
    ClamAV update process started at Thu Jun 15 15:02:48 2017
    WARNING: Your ClamAV installation is OUTDATED!
    WARNING: Local version: 0.98.6 Recommended version: 0.99.2
    DON'T PANIC! Read
    main.cld is up to date (version: 58, sigs: 4566249, f-level: 60, builder: sigmgr)
    nonblock_connect: connect timing out (30 secs)
    Can't connect to port 80 of host (IP:
    Trying host (
    Downloading daily-23468.cdiff [100%]
    Downloading daily-23469.cdiff [100%]
    Downloading daily-23470.cdiff [100%]
    Downloading daily-23471.cdiff [100%]
    Downloading daily-23472.cdiff [100%]
    Downloading daily-23473.cdiff [100%]
    Downloading daily-23474.cdiff [100%]
    Downloading daily-23475.cdiff [100%]
    Downloading daily-23476.cdiff [100%]
    Downloading daily-23477.cdiff [100%]

    ERROR: During database load : WARNING: [LibClamAV] cli_ac_addsig: Signature for Win.Worm.Fadok-6328944-0 is too short [...] ERROR: Failed to load new database: Malformed database
    WARNING: Database load exited with status 55
    ERROR: Failed to load new database

    Is there anyone having the same error?

  2. till

    till Super Moderator Staff Member ISPConfig Developer

    Delete or rename the clamav databases in /var/lib/clamav/, but don't delete the mirrors.dat file. then restart clamav freshclam service and wait a few minutes so it re-downloads the databases.
    W-C likes this.
  3. W-C

    W-C Member

    Thank very much, it works perfect!!

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