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bug #53117: Has trojan Win32.Trojan.WisdomEyes.16070401.9500

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Sun 11 Feb 2018 04:39:32 AM UTC  
 
Category: Octave Forge PackageSeverity: 3 - Normal
Priority: 5 - NormalItem Group: Other
Status: Need InfoAssigned to: None
Originator Name: Jim SizemoreOriginator Email: -unavailable-
Open/Closed: OpenRelease: 4.2.1
Operating System: Microsoft Windows

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Sun 11 Feb 2018 07:10:05 PM UTC, comment #1:

What "executable" file of Octave have you checked exactly? And how many scanners (from around 70 possible scanners at virustotal) reported problems with this file?

It seems to not be one of the exe installer files from the official download site (https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/octave/windows/). Because those files are above 170MB each (for the current Windows releases of Octave 4.2.1). And virustotal only accepts files up to 32MB for http link checking, and up to 128MB for checking of uploaded files.

Hartmut <hardy>
Sun 11 Feb 2018 04:39:32 AM UTC, original submission:

I ran the executable through virustotal and found a virus: Win32.Trojan.WisdomEyes.16070401.9500. I did not install.

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