Protection Engine (SPE) hotfix for product hardening and miscellaneous defects
Last Updated December 18, 2017
This hotfix provides fixes for identified decomposer defects and includes additional security hardening. You must apply the appropriate hotfix attached in this article to your Symantec Protection Engine version.
Applying the hotfix
For the detailed instructions on how to apply the hotfix, see the Readme.txt file in the zip file that you downloaded.
How to check if the hotfix is applied?
Stop the symcscan service.
Go to the SPE installation directory.
Run the command (Linux/Solaris only): export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/opt/SYMCScan/bin
Run the following command:
For Linux/Solaris: ./xmlmodifier -s //configuration/Logging/LogLocal/@loglevel 4 configuration.xml
For Windows: XMLModifier.exe" -s //configuration/Logging/LogLocal/@loglevel 4 configuration.xml
Start the symcscan service.
Run the logconverter tool for current date SPE log and check the Insight Scanner Version
For SPE 7.5.x it should be : "18.104.22.168".
For SPE 7.8.x and 7.9.0 it should be : "22.214.171.124".