This page contains the public release notes for Symantec Mail Security for SMTP 4.1.2 through 4.1.15.
Release notes for Symantec Mail Security for SMTP 4.1.2 through 4.1.16 This page contains the public release notes for Symantec Mail Security for SMTP 4.1.2 through 4.1.16.
Symantec Mail Security for SMTP 4.1.16 build 48
Symptom: Incomplete quarantine entries cause interference with other submissions.
Solution: Modified the check for incomplete quarantine entries prior to saving the data.
Symptom: Heavy load may cause Solaris to make multiple attempts to delete a message.
Solution: Limited number of message deletion attempts.
Symantec Mail Security for SMTP 4.1.15 build 47
Symptom: Symantec Mail Security for SMTP marks files from Symantec AntiVirus CE that are destined for the quarantine server as malformed.
Solution: Modified release notes text, adding a note for Windows users running Symantec AntiVirus Corporate Edition that recommends upgrading to version 10.1.5.5000-17 or later. No change was made to Symantec Mail Security for SMTP 4.1.
Symptom: A specific partial message was being handled incorrectly.
Solution: Corrected processing in the decomposer to correctly display the message partial error.
Symantec Mail Security for SMTP 4.1.14 build 46
Symptom: Provide a method to disable the update of Heuristic SPAM definitions.
Solution: Created a variable for the SMSSMTP.cfg file that inhibits LiveUpdate of Heuristic spam definitions when set to '1'. To disable the update add the value "HeuristicSpamDisableUpdates=1" to the SMSSMTP.cfg file and restart the service. To re-enable LiveUpdate for Heuristic spam definitions, completely remove the "HeuristicSpamDisableUpdates=1" value and restart the service.
Symptom: Particular Korean encoded email caused thread to stop processing.
Solution: Corrected processing code to add bytes to the end of a string when an encoded DBCS language is encountered that extends beyond the allocated buffer size.
Symptom: Scan error with specific simplified Chinese character in subject line.
Solution: Added the corrected value for this particular character.
Symptom: Particular file consumed CPU cycles.
Solution: Corrected processing code to not delete data that is not yet instantiated.
Symptom: Symbols are not present in deliverable builds.
Solution: Added debug symbols to deliverable builds.
Symptom: Multiple failed login alert messages.
Solution: Corrected the count for issuing subsequent alerts for invalid logins.
Symantec Mail Security for SMTP 4.1.13 build 45
Symptom: Enhancement request to limit extract time to 60 seconds and deliver mail if the time container limit is disabled.
Solution: Changed code to limit maximum extract time to 60 seconds and hold email instead of dropping when container limit disabled.
Symptom: SPAM file buffer overflow cause when JIS ending escape sequence missing
Solution: For Japanese encoded subjects, a check is made to verify the ending escape sequence is JIS. If the sequence is missing an attempt is made to convert the string by SHIFT JIS. Failure of conversion is logged to the original undecoded subject as ASCII.
Symantec Mail Security for SMTP 4.1.12 build 43
Symptom: Only the log in page is sent by HTTPS protocol when in secure mode
Solution: Log in page now correctly transmits by HTTPS when in secure mode. A security modes change requires the restart of the service. Flush the browser cache.
User Int: Symantec logo shows in address field of browsers.
Message: When a change is made to security settings a message shows. The message is "Changing security settings requires the application be restarted."
Symptom: Program blocks email even when container limits disabled.
Solution: A Checkbox is added for container limits. If the no check is in the box, messages are delivered regardless of depth. No warning is displayed and deliveries can result in viral email delivery.
User Int: Text added which recommends users do not disable container limits. For existing installations, uninstall the product and reinstall to display the disclaimer in the Web interface.
Symptom: Content filtering fails for specific characters
Solution: Upgraded CSAPI
Symptom: Specific Chinese glyphs cause subject line block problems
Solution: Upgraded CSAPI
Symptom: Bogota time is incorrect
Solution: Changed default time for Bogota to GMT -4 so time is not subject to daylight savings time.
Symptom: Sydney time is incorrect.
Solution: Changed default time for Sydney. Sydney no longer subject to daylight savings time.
Symptom: Add configurable delay time to delivery of message delivery failure notifications
Solution: Change to code to add option "DelayDeliveryFailureNotification" to SMSSMTP.cfg file. Set the delivery time by setting the "DelayDeliveryFailureNotification" to a number of seconds. The seconds must be less than 5 days.
Symptom: Installation of product fails for Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2
Solution: Modified install script to allow installation of Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2
Symantec Mail Security for SMTP 4.1.11 build 41
Symptom: Enhancement request, extend programs ability to detect malformed containers.
Solution: Upgraded CSAPI and decomposer.
Symptom: RAR file decompression can result in buffer overflow.
Solution: Upgraded CSAPI and decomposer
Symptom: Malformed MIME sample will "Drop" when Scan Policy is set to "Hold, Drop or Deliver."
Solution: Corrected checks, so email with scan errors is placed in the Hold queue.
Symptom: Program blocks email despite disabling container limits.
Solution: Added code to check the on or off check box for container limits. If the container limit box is not checked, email is delivered regardless of depth. No warning is displayed. This may result in potentially viral email being delivered.
User Interface: Added text recommending users do not disable container limits. Customers will need to uninstall product and reinstall the product to see the disclaimer on the web interface.
Symptom: Deletion of certain non-RFC compliant "X-" headers results in excessive CPU utilization.
Solution: Deleted noncompliant "X-" headers.
Symptom: "Suspect message" alerts can be sent out more than once if Symantec Mail Security for SMTP is stopped and restarted.
Solution: Added additional notifications to limit number of alert messages sent when email reprocessed.
Symptom: Message-Partial and Malformed-Containers are processed differently from earlier versions of Symantec Mail Security for SMTP.
Solution: Message-Partial and Malformed-Containers processing corrected and re-enabled.
Symptom: Specific block string is incorrectly blocking specific email.
Solution: Updated Japanese processing of wild cards.
Symptom: Extremely long specific subject line block string is not blocking email
Solution: Updated Japanese glyph processing.
Symptom: Container open error.
Solution: Corrected processing for HTML section of email
Symantec Mail Security for SMTP 4.1.9 build 35
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