[wix-devs] #5658 - Burn problem with AV

Kaveesh Dashora kaveeshd at gmail.com
Tue Dec 11 18:42:12 PST 2018

I have a burn authored installer... Signing the installer using SignTool
avoids this issue with Antivirus. You will need a code signing certificate.
I have verified on my system with SEP installed.

On Mon 10 Dec, 2018, 11:40 AM Sean Hall via wix-devs <
wix-devs at lists.wixtoolset.org wrote:

> For https://github.com/wixtoolset/issues/issues/5658, I'm not convinced
> that we are going to be able to find a foolproof workaround for these
> problematic AV's. Would it be acceptable to add a /disablecleanroom switch,
> disable clean room if running in a specially name folder, or something else
> like that instead? I would think that would be ok security-wise since if a
> malicious entity can run our bundle with that switch they already have code
> execution.
> Also, have we submitted the latest v3.11 to each of the vendors in the
> issue - Avast, AVG, PC Matic SuperShield?
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