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Service Issue False Positive by AV on Personal Details

Discussion in 'Resolved Bug Reports' started by Xon, Apr 1, 2016.

  1. Xon

    Xon Well-Known Member

    I've had a couple of reports that the personal details editor for XF 1.5.3 triggers Avast Security to prevent access to it.

    Code:
    URL:https://forums.spacebattles.com/js/xenforo/personal_details_editor.js?_v=93dd4755|{gzip}
    Infection:Other:Malware-gen [Trj]
    Process:C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
    
    I'm not actually sure how you report false positives to Advast and such, but this will affect other XF customers.
     
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  2. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    We have had several reports of it.

    It has been reported to Avast already.

    It's something Avast need to resolve by updating their definitions.
     
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  3. Mike

    Mike XenForo Developer Staff Member

    The initial report we had related to the full size version, which I confirmed just contained the expected details. Unfortunately, not a lot we can do about it. I've found a few references to false positives with this check specifically, so it seems like their heuristics are off.
     
  4. Mike

    Mike XenForo Developer Staff Member

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