[Owasp-ireland] Owasp-ireland Digest, Vol 20, Issue 3

fabio.e.cerullo at aib.ie fabio.e.cerullo at aib.ie
Wed Jul 30 12:06:49 EDT 2008

You may want to check out an API from OPSWAT (www.opswat.com) called 
Metascan. It supports integration of most AV packages in the market and 
has several built-in engines.

Fabio Cerullo
Divisional Information Security 
Bankcentre D1, 
Dublin 4,

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Today's Topics:

   1. virus checker for file upload ? (J M)


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Date: Tue, 29 Jul 2008 17:46:29 +0100
From: "J M" <john.marmelstein at gmail.com>
Subject: [Owasp-ireland] virus checker for file upload ?
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Hi Folks,

I'm wondering if anyone knows a good way to check for viruses on up-loaded

I've an application running in a java-based application server, which
accepts file uploads. So I guess the ideal would be something which could 
built into the java application itself, and run during or just after the

I think the uploaded files should be xml, if so I'm sure that will 

Also, the app should only be used by school secretaries, so they are
hopfully not the most malicious of web users.


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