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Re: [HTCondor-users] Fwd: URGENT - HTcondor condor_8.4.9-382747-ubuntu14_amd64.deb INFECTED - Benjamin.
- Date: Wed, 16 Nov 2016 12:03:05 -0600
- From: Todd Tannenbaum <tannenba@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [HTCondor-users] Fwd: URGENT - HTcondor condor_8.4.9-382747-ubuntu14_amd64.deb INFECTED - Benjamin.
On 11/16/2016 1:23 AM, Benjamin LIPERE wrote:
Do you plan a patch ? Please let me know.
Just to be clear, there is no bug in HTCondor to patch. If we knew what
was triggering Dr Web to falsely identify our 'condor_ckpt_probe' tool
on Ubuntu as a virus we could perhaps change it. We have sent email to
the support channel for Dr Web with our findings and have not yet heard
a response. If you have contracted support with Dr Web, perhaps you
could do the same - maybe you'd get a faster response. Then you could
forward along to us what they say :).
In the meantime, if you do not intend to recompile your jobs with
condor_compile and then submit jobs with "universe=standard" to
HTCondor, or if you have no idea what I am talking about with regards to
condor_compile and standard universe, then the condor_ckpt_probe binary
is not required and can be removed with no consequences.
Hope this helps,
Le 16 nov. 2016 03:47, "Tim Theisen" <tim@xxxxxxxxxxx
<mailto:tim@xxxxxxxxxxx>> a Ãcrit :
I have rebuilt HTCondor on a fresh Ubuntu14 installation, I checked
the signatures and checksums. I am confident that this is a false
This particular executable is only used to determine standard
universe support. If Dr. Web deletes this file, most of HTCondor
will continue to work properly.
Todd Tannenbaum <tannenba@xxxxxxxxxxx> University of Wisconsin-Madison
Center for High Throughput Computing Department of Computer Sciences
HTCondor Technical Lead 1210 W. Dayton St. Rm #4257
Phone: (608) 263-7132 Madison, WI 53706-1685