Is Cpanel Still Auto Updating Clamav?

nootkan

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Keep getting the "Clamav is outdated" Don't panic warning in my logs and went to whm>>manage plugins>> and don't see a check box as in the past versions of cpanel to auto update clamav. Is this still an option or do we have to update manually now? All my searches regarding this issue are really old posts (4yrs or more) so I wanted some fresh info it that is possible. Thanks in advance.
 

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If you set cron for the command below, it will be updated automatically.

Bash:
/usr/local/cpanel/3rdparty/bin/freshclam --quiet --no-warnings
 
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nootkan

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I see this cron already set up in my crontab:

1 4 * * * /usr/local/cpanel/3rdparty/bin/freshclam --quiet --no-warnings

Here is the output from your ssh command:
rpm -qa |grep -i clamav
cpanel-perl-528-File-Scan-ClamAV-1.95-1.cp1178.noarch
cpanel-clamav-virusdefs-0.101.5-1.cp1180.x86_64
cpanel-clamav-0.101.5-1.cp1180.x86_64

I see that the latest version is .102.1. on the clamav homepage released on November 20, 2019.

I know in the past it has taken a while to update to the latest version but this has been longer than the norm. Just wanted to confirm there was no issues with my setup and maybe it is on the cpanel end of things?
 
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Actually 101.5 was just pushed in the last month, so pretty recently. The reason for having not moved to 102.X appears to be related to an internal case CPANEL-31006 - it looks like clamonacc is introduced in this version which will require us to either disable it or roll a new libcurl RPM. It looks like work on that will begin once they've determined which route they'll go.
 
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