Symantec Mail Security for SMTP Patch

Symantec fixes bug in Mail Security for SMTP

Symantec has published a patch for Mail Security for SMTP to fix a bug that occurs during mail header processing. Manipulated headers may crash the service; according to US-Cert, they might also be used to smuggle in and execute code on a vulnerable system. No detailed information is provided on this problem. It affects version 5.0 up to and including patch 172 for Windows, Linux and Solaris. Patch 175 fixes this bug.

US-CERT Advisory
Vulnerability Note VU#875633
Symantec Mail Security for SMTP arbitrary code execution vulnerability

Symantec Patch Details

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