maldet detecting BOOTX64.efi as Broken Executable

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pizzazforall
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maldet detecting BOOTX64.efi as Broken Executable

Post by pizzazforall » 2019/02/06 16:26:51

I am getting the following detection from maldet today, the same file was pulled from two different mirrors and was detected the same

HOST: abc123.abc.123.xyz
SCAN ID: 190206-0952.89725
STARTED: Feb 6 2019 09:52:30 -0600
COMPLETED: Feb 6 2019 09:52:31 -0600
ELAPSED: 1s [find: 0s]

PATH: /var/www/html/mirror/centos/6/os/x86_64/EFI/
TOTAL FILES: 6
TOTAL HITS: 1
TOTAL CLEANED: 0

FILE HIT LIST:
{CAV}Heuristics.Broken.Executable : /var/www/html/mirror/centos/6/os/x86_64/EFI/BOOT/BOOTX64.efi => /usr/local/maldetect/quarantine/BOOTX64.efi.2835728230
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Linux Malware Detect v1.6.3 < proj@rfxn.com >

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Re: maldet detecting BOOTX64.efi as Broken Executable

Post by TrevorH » 2019/02/06 16:33:32

Sounds like something that needs to be reported to the maldet authors as a false positive to me.
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