Shavlik Patch Installation Executable Flagged by AntiVirus

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    This document explains how to verify our Shavlik Patch executable is free of malware and signed by shavlik




    When attempting to download Shavlik Patch for SCCM 2.2, the download is blocked and flagged as "Adware/BroswerFox", or something similar. This usually happens with Fortinet, although a few other AV engines flag it as well.




    The following link is an analysis of the download URL, showing an overwhelming majority of engines reporting the download as clean.


    Scan report for at2016-06-30 03:47:34 UTC - VirusTotal


    To ensure the file hasn't been tampered with, download it to a safe location, and then check the MD5 checksum. This can be done with sites such as Online MD5 Hash Generator & SHA1 Hash Generator, or your favorite local checksum generator.


    The results should match those of the image below


    You can also check the Digital Signature of the file by navigating to the file, right click > Properties > Digital Signatures. The Signer is Shavlik, the Digest Algorithm is sha256

    Screenshot_4 (1).png


    Additional Information


    Uploaded File Analysis - Virustotal

    Uploaded File Analysis - MetaDefender:!/results/file/9eaa0cf417c4422daab9dee9b96d9ca0/regular/


    Affected Product(s)


    Shavlik Patch 2.2