ClamAV Antivirus Detection and Status

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 46172


An antivirus application is installed on the remote host, but it is not working properly.


ClamAV antivirus is installed on the remote host. However, there is a problem with the installation; either its services are not running or its engine and/or virus definitions are out of date. In this case, the file daily.cvd was found to be out of date.


Make sure that updates are working and the associated services are running.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 46172

File Name: clamav_sigs_outdated.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.924 $

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 2010/04/28

Modified: 2016/06/30

Dependencies: 39436

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:clamav:clamav

Required KB Items: Antivirus/ClamAV/sigs