[vtkusers] Kaspersky 2016 reports a virus in the windows installer for version 7.0.0
michael.grabietz at img-online.de
Thu Jun 30 01:15:18 EDT 2016
thank you very much for your assistance. I am going to mark the files as
Am 29.06.2016 um 15:50 schrieb David E DeMarle:
> I think it is a false positive.
> Although kaspersky's online checker
> complained about the pyd files with the mysterious
> UDS.DangerousObject.Multi.Generic problem, a local check with a fully
> updated Kaspersky anti-virus 2016 trial version did not.
> Our build machines are virus checker protected in any case so it is
> unlikely to be a real threat. I think it is more
> likely that Kaspersky is being over protective as VTK isn't all that
> common in the scale of things.
> We will continue to try and work it out with Kaspersky in any case.
> David E DeMarle
> Kitware, Inc.
> R&D Engineer
> 21 Corporate Drive
> Clifton Park, NY 12065-8662
> Phone: 518-881-4909
> On Tue, Jun 28, 2016 at 10:27 AM, Michael Grabietz
> <michael.grabietz at img-online.de <mailto:michael.grabietz at img-online.de>>
> Hi David,
> thanks for your reply.
> Current status of the installer listed on virustotal.
> Best Regards, Michael
> Am 28.06.2016 um 16:02 schrieb David E DeMarle:
> > Michael,
> > We've had false positives like this before so I assume and hope this is
> > another case of that happening. We'll investigate and report back when
> > we know more.
> > thanks,
> > David E DeMarle
> > Kitware, Inc.
> > R&D Engineer
> > 21 Corporate Drive
> > Clifton Park, NY 12065-8662
> > Phone: 518-881-4909 <tel:518-881-4909>
> > On Tue, Jun 28, 2016 at 9:39 AM, Michael Grabietz
> > <michael.grabietz at img-online.de
> <mailto:michael.grabietz at img-online.de>
> <mailto:michael.grabietz at img-online.de
> <mailto:michael.grabietz at img-online.de>>>
> > wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I just downloaded the vtk7-Installer for Windows. I want to
> install vtk
> > under Windows 10. Kaspersky Internet Security 2016 is running
> on the PC.
> > I used the following installer:
> > Kaspersky 2016 is up to date.
> > When I start the installer Kaspersky reports an issue with the
> file. A
> > virus was detected. Name or type of the virus is reported as
> > 'UDS:DangerousObject.Multi.Generic'.
> > When VTK 7.0.0 is installed Kaspersky reports every *.pyd file
> in the
> > directory C:\Program Files\VTK 7.0.0\bin\Lib\site-packages\vtk as
> > infected by 'UDS:DangerousObject.Multi.Generic' too. 85 files were
> > quarantined.
> > vtkChartsCorePython.pyd Date: 2016-01-28 21:00
> > vtkCommonColorPython.pyd Date: 2016-01-28 20:55
> > vtkCommonComputationalGeometryPython.pyd
> > ...
> > vtkViewsInfovisPython.pyd
> > I checked these files on various computers running different virus
> > scanners like F-Secure and even Kaspersky 2015 (not 2016!)
> with up to
> > date data bases. They don't complain.
> > Further I checked vtkChartsCorePython.pyd on the Kaspersky
> Site. There
> > is a possibility to upload files for checking. It is reported as
> > infected. Maybe somebody can give it a try and uploads one of
> these pyd
> > files to the Kaspersky site to verify this behaviour.
> > I hope it is a false positive. Do you had already some similar
> > like that? I am rather confused, since I cannot find any suitable
> > information in the web about this issue.
> > Best regards, Michael
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