zlib-1.2.8-2 breaks clamav

Mike Bonnet mikeb@redhat.com
Fri Nov 7 13:19:00 GMT 2014

On 11/06/2014 11:40 AM, Marco Atzeri wrote:
> On 11/6/2014 4:35 PM, Mike Bonnet wrote:
>> On 11/01/2014 08:31 PM, Mike Bonnet wrote:
>>> Hi.  I just found out that the zlib-1.2.8-2 breaks clamav.  A log of the
>>> output of the "sigtool" commmand from clamav is attached.  It's using
>>> gzread() to read the compressed signature databases, and the format of
>>> the data returned has apparently changed between zlib 1.2.8-1 and
>>> 1.2.8-2.  This should be fixed ASAP.
>> Who would I talk to about getting this fixed?
>>> Thanks,
>>> Mike
> This is the place. The zlib package maintainer follow the mailing list.
> Have you tested if reinstalling previous zlib-1.2.8-1  restore the
> expected behaviour ?

Yes, downgrading to zlib-1.2.8-1 fixes the issues with clamav.

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