This how to helps you to learn fixing “WARNING: Local version: 0.103.9 Recommended version: 0.103.10” that Logwatch maybe reports to you. It’s actually quite easy. You simply need to update your ClamAV.
Index Of How To Fix WARNING: Local version: 0.103.9 Recommended version: 0.103.10
- How To Fix WARNING: Local version: 0.103.9 Recommended version: 0.103.10
- Additional Information
CalmAV is a key control that you can establish to protect you against cyber risks. However, as with every anti malware control, you need to ensure that it is up to date. This How To helps you to determine the version of ClamAV you are running.
To find out which CalmAV you are running you can simple fire one command in your command line (assuming you running a Linux based system):
This should print something like the below to your terminal:
ClamAV 0.103.9/27055/Sun Oct 8 09:39:49 2023
This basically tells you, that you are currently running version 0.103.9. This knowledge is good, but is it the most current one? Well, to find out this you have multiple options, including to surf to the official ClamAV website.
Most likely, and since you have opened your terminal anyway, it is easier to simply fire another command which is:
host -t txt current.cvd.clamav.net
This will print something like the below:
current.cvd.clamav.net descriptive text "0.103.10:62:27055:1696781836:1:90:49192:334"
In the above example, it tells us that the current version is 0.103.10. We however run on 0.103.9. This means an updated is required!
Update your CalmAV
Updating ClamAV is as simple as finding out the version of it! Simply fire the below command:
sudo apt-get install clamav clamav-daemon
The update will print something like the below to your screen:
sudo apt-get install clamav clamav-daemon Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree... Done Reading state information... Done The following package was automatically installed and is no longer required: libjson-c3 Use 'sudo apt autoremove' to remove it. The following additional packages will be installed: clamav-base clamdscan libclamav9 Suggested packages: libclamunrar clamav-docs apparmor daemon libclamunrar9 The following packages will be upgraded: clamav clamav-base clamav-daemon clamdscan libclamav9 5 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 67 not upgraded. Need to get 0 B/1,389 kB of archives. After this operation, 14.3 kB disk space will be freed. Do you want to continue? [Y/n] Y Reading changelogs... Done Preconfiguring packages ... (Reading database ... 99521 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to unpack .../libclamav9_0.103.10+dfsg-0+deb11u1_armhf.deb ... Unpacking libclamav9:armhf (0.103.10+dfsg-0+deb11u1) over (0.103.9+dfsg-0+deb10u1) ... Preparing to unpack .../clamav_0.103.10+dfsg-0+deb11u1_armhf.deb ... Unpacking clamav (0.103.10+dfsg-0+deb11u1) over (0.103.9+dfsg-0+deb10u1) ... Preparing to unpack .../clamav-daemon_0.103.10+dfsg-0+deb11u1_armhf.deb ... Unpacking clamav-daemon (0.103.10+dfsg-0+deb11u1) over (0.103.9+dfsg-0+deb10u1) ... Preparing to unpack .../clamdscan_0.103.10+dfsg-0+deb11u1_armhf.deb ... Unpacking clamdscan (0.103.10+dfsg-0+deb11u1) over (0.103.9+dfsg-0+deb10u1) ... Preparing to unpack .../clamav-base_0.103.10+dfsg-0+deb11u1_all.deb ... Unpacking clamav-base (0.103.10+dfsg-0+deb11u1) over (0.103.9+dfsg-0+deb10u1) ... Setting up libclamav9:armhf (0.103.10+dfsg-0+deb11u1) ... Setting up clamav (0.103.10+dfsg-0+deb11u1) ... Setting up clamav-base (0.103.10+dfsg-0+deb11u1) ... Setting up clamdscan (0.103.10+dfsg-0+deb11u1) ... Setting up clamav-daemon (0.103.10+dfsg-0+deb11u1) ... Replacing config file /etc/systemd/system/clamav-daemon.service.d/extend.conf with new version Processing triggers for man-db (2.9.4-2) ... Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.31-13+rpt2+rpi1+deb11u5) ... Updating FireMotD available updates count ...
Check if ClamAV is updated and running properly
First we quickly check whether ClamAV was updated. We fire again the command of:
This should output something like this:
ClamAV 0.103.10/27061/Sat Oct 14 09:46:04 2023
Now you know, that ClamAV was updated successfully. In any case, it is a good idea to check whether ClamAV is running properly. You can do this by firing:
sudo systemctl status clamav-daemon
This should print something like this:
● clamav-daemon.service - Clam AntiVirus userspace daemon Loaded: loaded (/lib/systemd/system/clamav-daemon.service; enabled; vendor preset: enabled) Drop-In: /etc/systemd/system/clamav-daemon.service.d └─extend.conf Active: active (running) since Sun 2023-10-15 09:33:13 CEST; 4min 20s ago Docs: man:clamd(8) man:clamd.conf(5) https://docs.clamav.net/ Process: 15285 ExecStartPre=/bin/mkdir -p /run/clamav (code=exited, status=0/SUCCESS) Process: 15287 ExecStartPre=/bin/chown clamav /run/clamav (code=exited, status=0/SUCCESS) Main PID: 15288 (clamd) Tasks: 2 (limit: 4915) CPU: 54.065s CGroup: /system.slice/clamav-daemon.service └─15288 /usr/sbin/clamd --foreground=true
If that’s the case, than you should be fine!
Alternativ How To update your ClamAV can be found here: Fix WARNING: Your ClamAV installation is OUTDATED!
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