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  2. MDL-70269

Update the ClamAV default behaviour when an error occurs

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    • Type: Improvement
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Major
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 3.8.6, 3.9.3, 3.10
    • Fix Version/s: 3.11
    • Component/s: Antivirus

      Description

      MDL-67545 introduced a nice option for what to do if trying to scan a file with Clam AV fails.

      This is so much better than all the other options that I think it should be default.

      The three options are:

      • Treat files as OK - this is risky. You might end up distributing infected files.
      • Treat files like viruses - this scares users. It tells them they have a virus when in fact it was just our server having a hiccup.
      • Refuse upload, try again - this should surely be the default for new sites?

      Well, it seems obvious to me, so I am going to make a patch.

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              Assignee:
              timhunt Tim Hunt
              Reporter:
              timhunt Tim Hunt
              Peer reviewer:
              Dan Marsden Dan Marsden
              Integrator:
              Sara Arjona (@sarjona) Sara Arjona (@sarjona)
              Tester:
              Gladys Basiana Gladys Basiana
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              Component watchers:
              Ruslan Kabalin
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                17/May/21

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