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NGS00162 Patch Notification: Symantec Message Filter Session Hijacking via session fixation



High Risk Vulnerability in Symantec Message Filter 

2 July 2012

Ben Williams of NCC Group has discovered a High risk vulnerability in Symantec Message Filter

Impact: Session Hijacking via session fixation

Versions affected:
Symantec Message Filter Version 6.3

An updated version of the software has been released to address these vulnerabilities:

http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=content&id=TECH191487

NCC Group is going to withhold details of this flaw for three months. This three month window will allow users the time needed to apply the patch before the details are released to the general public. This reflects the NCC Group approach to responsible disclosure.

NCC Group Research
http://www.nccgroup.com