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Virus Detected in Apache for Windows

 
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strange_horizons



Joined: 18 Aug 2016
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Location: USA, Rochester

PostPosted: Thu 18 Aug '16 15:55    Post subject: Virus Detected in Apache for Windows Reply with quote

Hi, first time posting here. I'm trying to download the windows binary .zip for Apache 2.4.23 32-bit, this one: https://www.apachelounge.com/download/VC14/binaries/httpd-2.4.23-win32-VC14.zip

My work computer's instance of Windows Defender is consistently flagging the zip file as containing a virus, and then deletes it. Is that a known false positive, or should I be worried about this site being compromised?
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timo



Joined: 03 Jun 2012
Posts: 28
Location: FI, EU

PostPosted: Thu 18 Aug '16 16:42    Post subject: Re: Virus Detected in Apache for Windows Reply with quote

I get the same result on the 32 bit zip-file.
64 bit seems to be ok.

Defender reports it found
Code:
Trojan: Win32/Varpes.M!cl
Suspicious file is
Code:
Apache24/bin/htcacheclean.exe
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James Blond
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Joined: 19 Jan 2006
Posts: 6238
Location: Germany, Next to Hamburg

PostPosted: Thu 18 Aug '16 17:11    Post subject: Reply with quote

That is a false positive. See the result from virustotal

https://www.virustotal.com/de/file/7186236c939d3148ba8f35e88a9592f49a9e35c428115cf3445d81312d13962b/analysis/1471532841/
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