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July 1, 2003
Symantec Norton AntiVirus Corporate Edition - Issue with Windows XP and floppy disk scan

Risk
Low

Overview
Symantec's Norton AntiVirus Corporate Edition prevented the scanning of viruses on floppy disks when running Windows XP.

Components Affected
NAV CE 7.60 build 926 with symevent 10.3.2.7
NAV CE 7.61 build 28a with symevent 10.3.2.9
NAV CE 7.61 build 35a with symevent 10.3.2.9

Description
This issue was posted to Bugtraq on June 24, 2003 by Pal Juvancz of the Department of Public Works in Queensland, Australia.

Symantec Response
The issue was identified, reproduced and corrected with NAV CE 7.61 build 37b, with symevent 10.3.2.10. All subsequent builds work as designed. The customer verified that the problem was fixed and was upgraded to the latest release (8.01).


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