ehanuise at fantasybel.net
Wed Oct 7 00:59:55 CEST 2009
Scribus, per se, won't infect a PDF with a windows virus.
My guess would be that your machine is infected, and that any PDF on it
Try booting it on a live CD and run a full antivirus scan on it from
that roead-only bootable media. This is a good start for a disinfection.
Thomas Kratz wrote:
> I now found a way to scan with McAfee just the pdfs exported with
> scribus. And it always complains about freshly generated pdfs. The
> older pdfs in the folder he accepts as OK. He even finds the virus if
> I only export one page containing only text ...
> Please help with this, because my magazine is nearly finished and the
> problem is that McAfee just deletes the fresh pdf, not cleans it ...
> Thomas Kratz schrieb:
>> somebody whom I sent a pdf generated with scribus told me that she
>> got a virus message, telling that the attachment would contain
>> I already scanned my computer with 2 different Virus Programms and
>> with McAfee in the quick modus, which I just installed. Nothing was
>> found. In the moment McAfee is running with the long modus, but this
>> seems to take ages.
>> But: whenever I export a pdf with scribus, an alert from McAfee pops
>> up that he found this virus in the file I just created and deletes
>> this file.
>> Is there a known issue with Exploit.PDF.b.gen and Scribus?
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