Avira find a virus in the binaries generated using GCC under cygwing

Andrey Repin anrdaemon@yandex.ru
Thu Jan 22 06:48:00 GMT 2015

Greetings, Marc Le Roy!

> I am using the current version of Cygwin (32 bits).
> When I compile a C program with GCC, my Avira antivirus as well as the 
> one running on https://www.virustotal.com find "TR/Crypt.XPACK.Gen2" in 
> the exe file.

It is clearly evident from the name, that this is a work of heuristics. Not
real detection.

> The remaining 56 antivirus of virustotaldo not find any problem. May I 
> consider this is a bug in Avira ?

You must.

> Ling to the scan on virustotal :
> https://www.virustotal.com/fr/file/b9e3277edd4619ba2b18d85e9aad3c05839e5b1f94f16803a2a9e670500ba173/analysis/1421877929/

Andrey Repin (anrdaemon@yandex.ru) 22.01.2015, <04:14>

Sorry for my terrible english...

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