[scribus] Scribus PDF flagged as containing a trojan

Owen rcook at pcug.org.au
Tue Apr 14 23:59:49 CEST 2009

> Hi
> I just downloaded Scribus and created a PDF form (nice and easy).
> However, when I emailed the PDF file the work firewall responded with
> this message:
> Microsoft Forefront Security for Exchange Server removed a file since
> it was found to be infected.
> File name: "proposal.pdf"
> Virus name: "Win-Trojan/Exploit-PDF"
> What is going on? Is there really a virus in the PDF or is this some
> kind of false positive?


Are you using a windows machine? Is it infected?

Did you check the headers of your message as sent by the scribus.info
mail server?

Did you read this in the headers?
X-Spam-Report: Spam detection software, running on the system
"scribus.info", has
     identified this incoming email as possible spam. The original
     has been attached to this so you can view it (if it isn't spam)
or label
     similar future email. If you have any questions, see
     The administrator of that system for details.

Have you checked your computer with anti virus software?



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