Carlos, et al --
...and then Carlos E. R. said... % % If all the scanner does is look at the software version, patching is % irrelevant.
It isn't. The offending code is compiled into some binary string in the executable, and that sequence is used as a scan pattern. If that particular ordering of bits is found, then the file is flagged. Alas, I have in the past had innocent files flagged because the pattern was insufficiently unique :-/
% % -- % Cheers / Saludos, % % Carlos E. R. % (from 15.1 x86_64 at Telcontar)