Probable False Positive ESET Endpoint Security application

jobo124910
jobo124910 Posts: 1
Hello,

When trying to update ESET Endpoint Security (32-bit) on a Windows computer, the Zyxel ATP200 Anti-malware detects malware.

When downloading the file directly from a different computer the same detection happens.

From the logs:
2022-05-03 12:44:27 91.228.167.25:443 <ip address removed>:59285 warn anti-virus FILE DESTROY Virus infected SSI:Y Type:Anti-Malware Signature Virus:Wildcore.Virus.fb63d804 File:ees_nt32.msi Protocol:HTTP

This is version 9.0.2046.0 of the ESET Endpoint Antivirus software (32-bit). The Zyxel Antimalware signature version is 2.1.1.20220502.0.

Online scanning on Virustotal of the file url shows no detections. See https://www.virustotal.com/gui/url/19b65cb703b28fb7a7eda1045fc99f314cb054f6669bde492556c003e5d74d89/detection

Can you confirm this is a false positive?

All Replies

  • Zyxel_James
    Zyxel_James Posts: 79  Zyxel Employee
    Could you provide the complete log, reproduce steps, and Signature version?  and Which software did you update and which version did you update to? 
    We will check if it's a false positive.

    Moreover, we could add it to the Allow List based on the logs to prevent the detection.
    Navigate to Security Service > Anti-Malware >  Allow List, add an allowed rule, select "File Pattern" as Type, and input "ees_nt32.msi" to the Value.
    Thank you.

    James

  • Zyxel_James
    Zyxel_James Posts: 79  Zyxel Employee
    Thanks for the feedback, I can confirm the problem you meet is a false positive.
    I download ees_nt32.msi (32-bit) from HFS, then the warn log appears. However, it only happens when downloading ees_nt32.msi instead of ees_nt64.msi (64-bit)
    We will check on this and improve Anti-Malware, thank you.

    James
  • mMontana
    mMontana Posts: 640  Guru Member
    Any ETA for solving this issue, @Zyxel_James?
  • Zyxel_James
    Zyxel_James Posts: 79  Zyxel Employee
    Hello @mMontana,
    We can not offer an ETA now, however, we will let you know the detection is fixed once the update is available.
    Thank you.

    James
  • Zyxel_James
    Zyxel_James Posts: 79  Zyxel Employee
    Now the false detection is removed in the current signature version.
    Please update to version 2.1.1.20220511.0 and try again, thank you.

    James

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