[SA13593] Symantec Brightmail AntiSpam Notifier Denial of Service

2004-12-23T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:7421
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2004-12-23T00:00:00

Description

TITLE: Symantec Brightmail AntiSpam Notifier Denial of Service

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID: SA13593

VERIFY ADVISORY: http://secunia.com/advisories/13593/

CRITICAL: Not critical

IMPACT: DoS

WHERE: >From remote

SOFTWARE: Symantec Brightmail AntiSpam 6.x http://secunia.com/product/3656/

DESCRIPTION: A weakness has been reported in Symantec Brightmail AntiSpam, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

The Notifier component may crash during generation of a Notifier email message when a large amount of new spam messages are placed in quarantine.

The weakness has been reported in version 6.0.1.

SOLUTION: Apply patch 138: ftp://ftp.symantec.com/public/english_us_canada/products/sba/sba_60x/updates/Patch138.zip

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY: Reported by vendor.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY: ftp://ftp.symantec.com/public/english_us_canada/products/sba/sba_60x/updates/p138_notes.htm


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