During a sweep scan on AIX platforms the following error may be encountered:
Illegal instruction (coredump)
First seen in
Sophos Anti-Virus for Unix 4.71.0
This issue was unexpectedly introduced with the release of virus identity (IDE) file ‘fake-esg.ide’. This identity was released on 02nd November 2011.
What To Do
NOTE: This issue has now been fixed.
A corrected virus identity file ‘agen-txu.ide’ was released on 4th November 2011. This updated identity file will resolve the coredump issues.
To ensure this new IDE is loaded please update your virus identity files (either via script, or manually).