Avast detects a virus in OpenCV 3

asked 2017-02-09 01:46:03 -0500

When download Open CV 3.2 for Windows, Avast Antivirus finds the following virus: JS: Downloader-DZB [Trj] According to the history of Avast was added on 01.19.2017 (170119-3)

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May be you should post an issue( @mshabunin )

LBerger gravatar imageLBerger ( 2017-02-09 01:53:00 -0500 )edit

also be a bit more specific:

when download Open CV 3.2 for Windows ..

what did you do, exactly ? (steps to reproduce)

berak gravatar imageberak ( 2017-02-09 02:05:45 -0500 )edit
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From http://opencv.org/downloads.html I downloaded the OpenCV for Windows file (version 3.2) -> https://sourceforge.net/projects/opencvlibrary/files/opencv-win/3.2.0/opencv-3.2.0-vc14.exe/download (https://sourceforge.net/projects/open...) (file: open-cv-3.2.0-vc14.exe). I ran Avast Antivirus on the downloaded file and received a virus report: JS: Downloader-DZB [Trj] Specifically found in: open-cv-3.2.0-vc14.exe>opencv\sources\modules\ts\src\ ts_gtest.cpp

Gustavo72s gravatar imageGustavo72s ( 2017-02-09 02:24:35 -0500 )edit

It should be just a false positive. See the VirusTotal report (2/53 softwares report the file as a Trojan at the time of writing).

Eduardo gravatar imageEduardo ( 2017-02-09 03:50:13 -0500 )edit