How to scan DOS/Windows files for virus under Linux

Extracted from debian-list
Tip provided by Robert Woodcock
Mcafee virrusscan

> I looked at this yesterday.  It appears to be an a.out executable.  I
> don't have a.out/libc4 anymore, and I suspect I'm not alone.  Are you
> aware of a newer version?  It would be nice to have a virus scanner on
> my Linux machine, since I receive a lot of Windoze e-mail attachments
> and have several Samba shares.

mercury:~$ ldd /usr/lib/neta/uvscan => /lib/ (0x4000c000)

That's what's in

A debian installer package of the
aforementioned Virusscan product is available at:


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