Symantec email scan denial of service
|symantec-email-scan-dos (52820)||Medium Risk|
Multiple Symantec products are vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an unspecified error when processing email messages. If the Internet Email Scanning feature is activated after installation, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability via a specially-crafted email message to cause the system to continuously attempt to scan the message (infinite loop) resulting in loss of connection to the mail server.
Denial of Service
Refer to SYM09-012 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.
- SYM09-012: Norton AntiVirus and Symantec Client Security Email Denial of Service Vulnerability.
- BID-34670: Multiple Symantec Products Email Handling Denial Of Service Vulnerability
- CVE-2009-3104: Unspecified vulnerability in Symantec Norton AntiVirus 2005 through 2008; Norton Internet Security 2005 through 2008; AntiVirus Corporate Edition 9.0 before MR7, 10.0, 10.1 before MR8, and 10.2 before MR3; and Client Security 2.0 before MR7, 3.0, and 3.1 before MR8; when Internet Email Scanning is installed and enabled, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption and persistent connection loss) via unknown attack vectors.
- OSVDB ID: 57429: Symantec Multiple Products Internet Email Scanning Functionality Crafted Email Handling Infinite Loop DoS
- SA36493: Symantec Products Internet Email Scanning Denial of Service
- Symantec AntiVirus 10.0 Corporate
- Symantec AntiVirus 10.1 Corporate
- Symantec AntiVirus 10.2 Corporate
- Symantec AntiVirus 9.0 Corporate
- Symantec Client Security 2.0
- Symantec Client Security 3.0
- Symantec Client Security 3.1
- Symantec Norton AntiVirus 2005
- Symantec Norton AntiVirus 2006
- Symantec Norton AntiVirus 2007
- Symantec Norton AntiVirus 2008
- Symantec Norton Internet Security 2005
- Symantec Norton Internet Security 2006
- Symantec Norton Internet Security 2007
- Symantec Norton Internet Security 2008
Aug 27, 2009
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