[Releasing] Apparent virus in qt downloads?

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Wed Jul 6 20:08:12 CEST 2016

On quarta-feira, 6 de julho de 2016 09:25:52 PDT Thiago Macieira wrote:
> On quarta-feira, 6 de julho de 2016 08:25:41 PDT Edward Welbourne wrote:
> > Thiago Macieira:
> > > We're aware that some virus scanner tools are reporting a virus.
> > > 
> > > We haven't yet been able to prove decidedly whether it's a virus or a
> > > false positive.
> > 
> > Have we contacted the virus-scanner vendor(s) involved to ask them for
> > details of what they think is a virus ?  They might be able to work that
> > out faster than we can !  Furthermore, if it's a false positive, it'll
> > get them up to speed on the details faster that way ...
> Not yet, as far as I know. We were discussing this on the security mailing
> list, but no one responded to my last question from Thursday, asking how to
> prove that it's a false positive.

Actually, the original reporter of https://bugreports.qt.io/browse/QTBUG-54480 
has confirmed it's a false positive.

You'll need to upgrade your virus definition files.

Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
  Software Architect - Intel Open Source Technology Center

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