Symantec Norton Anti-Virus for Exchange Fail-Open State

2000-06-14T22:02:00
ID OSVDB:6266
Type osvdb
Reporter Jim Rosenberg(jr@amanue.com)
Modified 2000-06-14T22:02:00

Description

Vulnerability Description

Symantec Norton Antivirus for MS Exchange contains a flaw that may cause local denial of service by entering a "Fail-Open" state. The issue is triggered under unknown circumstances, and will result in loss of availability for the service.

Solution Description

Upgrade to version 2.01 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Short Description

Symantec Norton Antivirus for MS Exchange contains a flaw that may cause local denial of service by entering a "Fail-Open" state. The issue is triggered under unknown circumstances, and will result in loss of availability for the service.

References:

Vendor URL: http://www.symantec.com Mail List Post: http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/65030 Mail List Post: http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2000-06/0136.html Mail List Post: http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2000-06/0205.html Mail List Post: http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/66048 CVE-2000-0478 Bugtraq ID: 1351