HowtoForge: How To Automatically Scan Uploaded Files For Viruses With php-clamavlib
Jan 16, 2007, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Falko Timme)
[ Thanks to Falko
Timme for this link. ]
"This guide describes how you can automatically scan files
uploaded by users through a web form on your server using PHP and
ClamAV. That way you can make sure that your upload form will not
be abused to distribute malware. To glue PHP and ClamAV, we install
the package php5-clamavlib/php4-clamavlib which is rather
undocumented at this time. That package is available for Debian
Etch and Sid and also for Ubuntu Dapper Drake and Edgy Eft, so make
sure you use one of these platforms.
"I want to say first that this is not the only way of setting up
such a system..."