Reported March 28, 2005, by Isamu Noguchi

VERSIONS AFFECTED

            Symantec Norton AntiVirus 2004
Symantec Norton Internet Security 2004 (Professional)
Symantec Norton System Works 2004 (Professional)
Symantec Norton AntiVirus 2005
Symantec Norton Internet Security 2005
Symantec Norton System Works 2005 (Premier)

DESCRIPTION

The Norton AntiVirus AutoProtect (with and without SmartScan enabled) feature could cause a system to crash when scanning files with specific modifications.

VENDOR RESPONSE

Symantec has released patches for the affected products which can be obtained via the products' LiveUpdate feature

CREDIT
Discovered by Isamu Noguchi