[Mailman-Users] What's with the Virus inside the Mailman download file?

Richard Barrett r.barrett at openinfo.co.uk
Fri Oct 10 18:45:15 CEST 2003

On Thursday, October 9, 2003, at 06:52  pm, Feliciano, David wrote:

> Hi,
> I email that I got a McAfee virus message from the files I downloaded 
> but got no response from you guys.
> I downloaded from the three below and all three have a virus 
> (according to McAfee):
> So what's up!

I think that you will find this is being caused by the remains of a 
"killed" virus that is part of the test suite. There should be no 
viable virus in the Mailman source distribution but the test item what 
is present may be enough to trigger your virus checker.

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> *	GNU <http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/mailman/>
> *	List.Org <http://www.list.org/mailman.tar.gz>
> David
> 212-570-3458
Richard Barrett                               http://www.openinfo.co.uk

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