ClamAV Magento2 integration for active requests scan - Member of MageSpecialist SecuritySuite

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1.3.1 2017-10-29 00:15 UTC

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A Malware / Virus protection for for Magento 2.
This module is a ClamAV interface for malware / virus detection on POST/PUT Magento2 requests.

It adds a strong security layer if you receive attachment from your customers or you want to prevent malicious uploads.

Requires ClamAV daemon installed on webserver.

Member of MSP Security Suite


Installing on Magento2:

1. Install ClamAV (if not present)

You need ClamAV installed on your server.

On debian/ubuntu-like systems:

sudo apt-get install clamav-daemon clamav-freshclam

On CentOS systems:

sudo yum -y install clamav-server clamav-data clamav-update clamav-server-systemd

2. Install MSP AntiVirus using composer

From command line:

composer require msp/antivirus
php bin/magento setup:upgrade

3. Enable and configure from your Magento backend config


Adjust the ClamAV socket accordingly to your system. If you are running on Ubuntu Server the default value should work.

NOTE: Remember to flush your cache.

How to test it

MSP AntiVirus will check any PUT/POST Magento operations against known malwares.
If you wish to check the correct module installation, you can try typing the EICAR signature in any Magento POST form.

EICAR is a "fake malware" designed to test anti virus systems:

Test method: Type the below eicar test signature in Magento customer login as password:


If you correctly installed and configured MSP AntiVirus, an emergency stop screen will appear.

Threat detected (with stealth mode disabled)


Threat detected (with stealth mode enabled)