[regression] clamav-daemon: Infinite loop at dpkg-reconfigure

Bug #1792051 reported by Richard Laager on 2018-09-12
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This bug affects 3 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
clamav (Debian)
Fix Released
Unknown
clamav (Ubuntu)
Undecided
Marc Deslauriers
Trusty
Undecided
Marc Deslauriers
Xenial
Undecided
Marc Deslauriers
Bionic
Undecided
Marc Deslauriers
Cosmic
Undecided
Marc Deslauriers

Bug Description

This affects 0.100.1+dfsg-1ubuntu0.16.04.2 in Xenial. 0.99.4+addedllvm-0ubuntu0.16.04.1 was not affected.

When running "dpkg-reconfigure clamav-daemon", there is an infinite loop. If run interactively, it alternates between:

ZIP files larger than
During the SelfCheck

Attached is a patch (not written by me) from the Debian bug report:
https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=905044

I can confirm that this patch resolves the issue.

Richard Laager (rlaager) wrote :
description: updated
Richard Laager (rlaager) on 2018-09-12
description: updated

The attachment "0001-debian-clamav-daemon.config.in-fix-infinite-loop-aft.patch" seems to be a patch. If it isn't, please remove the "patch" flag from the attachment, remove the "patch" tag, and if you are a member of the ~ubuntu-reviewers, unsubscribe the team.

[This is an automated message performed by a Launchpad user owned by ~brian-murray, for any issues please contact him.]

tags: added: patch
Changed in clamav (Debian):
status: Unknown → New

@Marc - that was part of the security updates and might affect more than just Xenial.
Will you take over the fix to this regression so it can hit those only doing -security updates as well?

tags: added: regression-update
removed: regression-release

Marc said on IRC that he will take a look - Thanks!
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Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in clamav (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in clamav (Ubuntu Cosmic):
assignee: nobody → Marc Deslauriers (mdeslaur)
Changed in clamav (Ubuntu Bionic):
assignee: nobody → Marc Deslauriers (mdeslaur)
Changed in clamav (Ubuntu Xenial):
assignee: nobody → Marc Deslauriers (mdeslaur)
Changed in clamav (Ubuntu Trusty):
assignee: nobody → Marc Deslauriers (mdeslaur)
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in clamav (Ubuntu Xenial):
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in clamav (Ubuntu Bionic):
status: New → Confirmed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package clamav - 0.100.1+dfsg-1ubuntu3

---------------
clamav (0.100.1+dfsg-1ubuntu3) cosmic; urgency=medium

  * debian/clamav-daemon.config.in: fix infinite loop during
    dpkg-reconfigure (LP: #1792051)

 -- Marc Deslauriers <email address hidden> Thu, 13 Sep 2018 13:44:52 -0400

Changed in clamav (Ubuntu Cosmic):
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package clamav - 0.100.1+dfsg-1ubuntu0.14.04.4

---------------
clamav (0.100.1+dfsg-1ubuntu0.14.04.4) trusty-security; urgency=medium

  * debian/clamav-daemon.config.in: fix infinite loop during
    dpkg-reconfigure (LP: #1792051)

 -- Marc Deslauriers <email address hidden> Thu, 13 Sep 2018 14:00:26 -0400

Changed in clamav (Ubuntu Trusty):
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package clamav - 0.100.1+dfsg-1ubuntu0.16.04.3

---------------
clamav (0.100.1+dfsg-1ubuntu0.16.04.3) xenial-security; urgency=medium

  * debian/clamav-daemon.config.in: fix infinite loop during
    dpkg-reconfigure (LP: #1792051)

 -- Marc Deslauriers <email address hidden> Thu, 13 Sep 2018 13:59:54 -0400

Changed in clamav (Ubuntu Xenial):
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package clamav - 0.100.1+dfsg-1ubuntu0.18.04.3

---------------
clamav (0.100.1+dfsg-1ubuntu0.18.04.3) bionic-security; urgency=medium

  * debian/clamav-daemon.config.in: fix infinite loop during
    dpkg-reconfigure (LP: #1792051)

 -- Marc Deslauriers <email address hidden> Thu, 13 Sep 2018 13:59:22 -0400

Changed in clamav (Ubuntu Bionic):
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
Changed in clamav (Debian):
status: New → Fix Released
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