Symantec Norton AntiVirus Malformed EMail Denial Of Service Vulnerability

It is alleged that Symantec Norton AntiVirus is prone to a denial of service vulnerability.

The discoverer of this issue reports that when a malformed email is received through Microsoft Outlook and Norton AntiVirus attempts to process this email, the Norton AntiVirus application will crash.

Symantec is currently investigating this report; this BID will be updated as soon as this investigation is complete. It should also be noted that the discoverer of the issue has not provided any details about which versions may be affected by this issue, version information will be updated appropriately when this issue is investigated further.

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