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Offline Bee1

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Avast identifies a silverlight DLL as a possible evo-gen virus
« on: September 01, 2015, 07:58:54 AM »
/Library/Internet Plug-Ins/Silverlight.plugin/Contents/MacOS/CoreCLR.bundle/Contents/MacOS/i386/Microsoft.Xna.Framework.ni.dll

Why is silverlight putting a "DLL" into a Mac? Avast thinks it is a Win32 "evo-gen". Do I need to just stop updating Silverlight? I guess I have to delete this file. Will silverlight not work afterwards? Will this DLL keep coming in every time i have to update silverlight?

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Re: Avast identifies a silverlight DLL as a possible evo-gen virus
« Reply #1 on: September 01, 2015, 08:18:17 AM »
Win32:evo-gen [susp] = suspicious

you can test supicious file(s) here  www.virustotal.com  /  www.metascan-online.com    if tested before, always click rescan for a fresh result

you can report undetected samples or false detections here  https://support.avast.com  >  avast virus lab



« Last Edit: September 01, 2015, 08:21:17 AM by Pondus »

Offline Bee1

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Re: Avast identifies a silverlight DLL as a possible evo-gen virus
« Reply #2 on: September 01, 2015, 08:51:50 AM »
thanks, i will try to see how to do this. I wonder if anyone knows for a fact if the DLL is harmless. All the programs I tried it with said the other antivirus places do not detect it as a problem. It is a file in the Silverlight package for mac, which has other DLLs too.
« Last Edit: September 01, 2015, 09:37:43 AM by Bee1 »

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Re: Avast identifies a silverlight DLL as a possible evo-gen virus
« Reply #3 on: September 01, 2015, 02:48:48 PM »
Hello,

this issue will be fixed in next stream update