Topic: F-Secure found virus in Picard setup file

Filename: picard-setup-0.7.2-2.exe

It reportedly found Zlob malware, and rated it 10/10 on the severity scale. More info here:

http://www.f-secure.com/v-descs/zlob.shtml


Anders

Re: F-Secure found virus in Picard setup file

This is most likely a false positive. The Picard package uses the NSIS installer system, which often gets mislabeled as a spyware. See http://nsis.sourceforge.net/NSIS_False_Positives

I've just tested the file on http://www.virustotal.com/ and got these results:

Complete scanning result of "picard-setup-0.7.2-2.exe", received in VirusTotal at 11.01.2006, 17:52:18 (CET).

Antivirus    Version    Update    Result
AntiVir    7.2.0.34    10.31.2006    no virus found
Authentium    4.93.8    10.31.2006    no virus found
Avast    4.7.892.0    10.31.2006    no virus found
AVG    386    11.01.2006    no virus found
BitDefender    7.2    11.01.2006    no virus found
CAT-QuickHeal    8.00    11.01.2006    no virus found
ClamAV    devel-20060426    11.01.2006    no virus found
DrWeb    4.33    11.01.2006    no virus found
eTrust-InoculateIT    23.73.42    11.01.2006    no virus found
eTrust-Vet    30.3.3172    11.01.2006    no virus found
Ewido    4.0    11.01.2006    no virus found
Fortinet    2.82.0.0    11.01.2006    no virus found
F-Prot    3.16f    10.31.2006    no virus found
F-Prot4    4.2.1.29    10.31.2006    no virus found
Ikarus    0.2.65.0    11.01.2006    no virus found
Kaspersky    4.0.2.24    11.01.2006    no virus found
McAfee    4886    11.01.2006    no virus found
Microsoft    1.1609     11.01.2006    no virus found
NOD32v2    1.1847    11.01.2006    no virus found
Norman    5.80.02    11.01.2006    no virus found
Panda    9.0.0.4    11.01.2006    no virus found
Sophos    4.10.0    10.26.2006    no virus found
TheHacker    6.0.1.109    10.30.2006    no virus found
UNA    1.83    10.31.2006    no virus found
VBA32    3.11.1    10.31.2006    no virus found
VirusBuster    4.3.15:9    11.01.2006    no virus found

Aditional Information
File size: 6316925 bytes
MD5: ef79900c42541be4ac537006e1ad9f46
SHA1: 885858c2a7b378f31075a4ed1b6e68599ac85b39
packers: BINARYRES