clamav-unofficial-sigs - update script for 3rd-party clamav signatures

Property Value
Distribution Debian 7 (Wheezy)
Repository Debian Backports Main amd64
Package filename clamav-unofficial-sigs_3.7.2-2~bpo70+1_all.deb
Package name clamav-unofficial-sigs
Package version 3.7.2
Package release 2~bpo70+1
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Homepage -
License -
Maintainer -
Download size 47.32 KB
Installed size 236 B
This package provides a script for updating the following sources of
3rd-party clamav signatures until freshclamav gains support for such
The SaneSecurity/OITC signatures provide detection of phishing, spear
phishing, fake lottery, ecard malware, casino, fake jobs, fake loans,
419s, fake diplomas, porn, emailed malware and other general spam.
MSRBL signatures provide detection of image spam and general spam.
SecuriteInfo signatures provide various badware signatures, honeypot signatures, signatures
and French anti-spam signatures
MalwarePatrol provides detection of mail containing URLs to malware.


Package Version Architecture Repository
clamav-unofficial-sigs_3.7.2-2~bpo70+1_all.deb 3.7.2 all Debian Backports Main
clamav-unofficial-sigs_3.7.1-3_all.deb 3.7.1 all Debian Main
clamav-unofficial-sigs_3.7.1-3_all.deb 3.7.1 all Debian Main
clamav-unofficial-sigs - - -


Name Value
bind9-host -
clamav -
curl -
dnsutils -
gnupg -
host -
rsync -


Type URL
Binary Package clamav-unofficial-sigs_3.7.2-2~bpo70+1_all.deb
Source Package clamav-unofficial-sigs

Install Howto

  1. Add the following line to /etc/apt/sources.list:
    deb wheezy-backports main
  2. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  3. Install clamav-unofficial-sigs deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install clamav-unofficial-sigs




2017-04-02 - Paul Wise <>
clamav-unofficial-sigs (3.7.2-2~bpo70+1) wheezy-backports; urgency=medium
* Rebuild for wheezy-backports.
2014-01-15 - Paul Wise <>
clamav-unofficial-sigs (3.7.2-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Fix bashisms in the documentation in the config (Closes: #733998)
2013-11-27 - Paul Wise <>
clamav-unofficial-sigs (3.7.2-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
* Fixes signature ignore problem (Closes: #714132)
* Adds configurability for curl/rsync timeouts (Closes: #693542)
* Adds the ability to turn off chmod calls (See: #566702)
* Deal with the cron job being disabled (Closes: #711161)
* Turn off the chmod calls by default (Closes: #566702)
* Switch priority to optional
* Bump debhelper compat level
* Bump Standards-Version, no changes needed
* Simplify the dirs file slightly
* Rewrite and update the copyright file to copyright-format 1.0
* Ignore a missing purge file
2013-05-25 - Paul Wise <>
clamav-unofficial-sigs (3.7.1-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Point the homepage/watch at sourceforge since the domain expired.
* Use the canonical Vcs-* URLs
* Bump Standards-Version, no changes needed
* Suggest apt-get purge instead now that it exists
* Build with dh --parallel
2012-06-01 - Paul Wise <>
clamav-unofficial-sigs (3.7.1-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Don't run clamdscan if it is not present
2012-05-29 - Paul Wise <>
clamav-unofficial-sigs (3.7.1-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Package technically complies with policy 3.9.3, bump Standards-Version
* Wrap and sort various files
* Drop clamav-daemon to suggests to allow using just clamscan
(Closes: #672537)
* Revert to the upstream default of not acting as a watchdog for clamd
* Add a NEWS.Debian entry explaining how to re-enable the watchdog stuff
2011-02-11 - Paul Wise <>
clamav-unofficial-sigs (3.7.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
- Fixes a minor bashism in the sig creation option (Closes: #547743)
- Drops MSRBL signature, no updates since July 2009 (Closes: #612796)
- Supports new uncompressed SecuriteInfo signatures (Closes: #612795)
* Allow sysadmins to easily override default configs (Closes: #566620)
* Package technically complies with policy 3.9.1, bump Standards-Version
2010-01-02 - Paul Wise <>
clamav-unofficial-sigs (3.6-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
- Now uses dig to discover mirror IPs, depend on dnsutils
* In the instructions for extra security, send mail to root
* Bump Standards-Version, no changes needed
* Set the default log file permissions to clamav:adm 644 (Closes: #552351)
* Switch to dpkg-source 3.0 (quilt) format
* Switch to debhelper 7 minimal rules file
2009-07-22 - Paul Wise <>
clamav-unofficial-sigs (3.5.4-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Brown paper bag upload
* Update the instructions in README.Debian to be more correct
and more comprehensive wrt changing file permissions
* Unset the right variables so that the script doesn't try
to chown stuff all over the joint.
2009-07-21 - Paul Wise <>
clamav-unofficial-sigs (3.5.4-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
* Document removal of mediam and high risk databases
* Document that some of the default settings are altered
* Run the script as the clamav user by default and
ensure correct ownership of all the files when the
sysadmin accepts the cron.d configuration change.
- Will no longer be able to start clamav when it is
not running, so document that and don't try to do it.
* Bump Standards-Version, no changes needed
* Switch the host dep away from the ancient host package to bind9-host

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