virus detection with GData

Michael Stahl mstahl at
Tue Jan 5 06:12:03 PST 2016

On 05.01.2016 15:09, jan iversen wrote:
>> the CVE-* files in the same directory are all encrypted with some dummy
>> password, so that virus scanners don't complain about them.
>> vcl/qa/cppunit/graphicfilter/data/README
>> i've taken the liberty to encrypt these now on master with
>> 18b0343010517daa1eaf52a17ef19564076e1f3a, so you should only get virus
>> warnings when the tests are actually running (because the files will be
>> written unencrypted to temporary files), which can be avoided with
>> --disable-cve-tests.
> Can I suggest we name files, that contain virus especially (like
> CVE-* and VIRUS-*) so that it is obvious that the file contains a "wanted" virus.

none of these files actually contains a virus, they just have malformed
content that tend to trigger anti-virus heuristics.

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