Release notes for Symantec Mail Security 8.1.x for Domino
|Article:TECH181843|||||Created: 2012-02-21|||||Updated: 2013-12-17|||||Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH181843|
This document contains the release notes for Symantec Mail Security 8.1.x for Domino in-line releases.
Release notes for Symantec Mail Security 8.1.2
Symptom: Server name was missing when trying to add to a server group.
Solution: Lotus Script is fixed and now the user interface shows the server name properly while adding to a server group.
Symptom: High CPU usage was shown with no email traffic.
Solution: Message queue logic is modified to avoid CPU consumption when there is no email traffic.
Symptom: Whitelist was not working properly when user's email address (portion of the email address before the @ sign) contained a period (.) in it
Solution: Code is modified to support a period (.) in user name part of email address while checking for whitelisting
Solution: License file consumption logic is modified to fix this issue.
Solution: SAVAppendChildName parameter is introduced to disable (value 0) the display of child file name in the console log. Default is ON (value 1).
Solution: Code is modified to send an alert email when the infected child file in an attached archive file (that is zip, rar, and so on) is deleted.
Solution: Decomposer temporary directory create logic is modified to avoid duplicate directory in the temp location.
Solution: Implementation guide and help database is modified to include the reference of the changed user interface text of the scheduled scan.
Solution: SMSDOM disallows users to enable scheduled scans without specifying days to run on. User must specify at least one day to schedule a scan. Message is displayed if none of the days are selected.
Solution: Added more checks to validate the already running nnpas process when load nnpas command is executed from the console. New console message is added: SMSDOM: SMSDOM is verifying if PAS is already loaded...
Solution: Updated the Java Live Update component to allow support for Java Runtime Environment (JRE) version 7.
Release notes for Symantec Mail Security 22.214.171.124
Symptom: Fixed "Failed to get number of mail boxes issue."
Solution: Code change
Symptom: SMSDOM exits with "Unknown OS error" when mail1.box is missing and multiple mail boxes are configured.
Solution: Code change
Symptom: Minor spelling error in debug logs.
Solution: Text output corrected.
Symptom: Liveupdate notification goes out when not enabled to do so.
Solution: Code changed.
Symptom: Leap year logic caused issues in SSO tags
Solution: Logic corrected with code change
Symptom: Can not add large amount of domains to PAS white list.
Solution: This is due to limitation of 32k for field size. Adding logic to prevent going over this size.
Symptom: Schedule scans can cause an issue when run at same time. One option to run LU after LiveUpdate bypasses this.
Solution: Changed code so only one can run at a time.
Symptom: SMSDOM Write/Mail threads getting hung.
Solution: Scan file handling logic has been modified to address this issue.
Symptom: Manual scan should show appropriate message in server console
Solution: Show task will show distintive message for manual scans - "SMSDOM Manual Scan Scanning"
Symptom: PAS crashes if license file is missing
Solution: PAS will not crash if license file is missing. Message is now displayed that license is missing.
Symptom: MIME to CD conversion should not happen if Manual or Schedule scan is not checked under any CF rule with body rule enabled.
Solution: Code change
Symptom: Any file enbedded on Structured Protected xlsx file is not getting scanned.
Solution: Files embedded in structured protected xlsx will be scanned and threats will be detected.
Symptom: Delete option does not work for threats gz file
Solution: Any threat inside gz file will be deleted and a dummy delted.txt will be added into it to replace the threat
Symptom: Change the initialization code on how nntask determines if already running.
Solution: Code change
Symptom: Crash with Unlink failed in DeleteLockFile "C errno: 13 (0xD): Permission denied"
Solution: File locking code improved.
Symptom: Last message sent is always held in mail.box with status "Symantec mail security scanning" when SAVMailThreads=1
Solution: Scan threads logic is fixed to address this issue
Symptom: Temp file created for scanning some time has conflicting temp names
Solution: The logic is modified to create unique file name for files being scanned in temp location
Symptom: Skip scanning containers exceeding the configured limits before copying the file to temp dir
Solution: If the temp location free disk space is less than size of file being scanned, it will be skipped. No crash will occur
Symptom: Defect discovered in Attachment Content Filtering (ACF)
Solution: Verity upgraded to 10.15.0 to address this issue
Symptom: Content Filtering rule not working if SMTPOriginator is empty
Solution: CF will refer to both SMTPOriginator and From field during scan
Symptom: Change the text "Also run this scan after LiveUpdate" in GUI of Scheduled Scan
Solution: Text changed to "Also run this scan after new definitions arrive"
Symptom: Alert does not work properly when sending to a Group and that group has a Mail Domain configured
Solution: Code is fixed to lookup all members of the group
Symptom: Upgrade to decomposer engine to newer version.
Solution: Decomposer has been upgraded to version 126.96.36.199
Symptom: Upgrade PAS engine (BEIK)
Solution: PAS engine has been upgraded to version 6.3
Symptom: Vulnerabilty found in Verity engine
Solution: Verity has been upgraded to 10.15.0 with patches
Symptom: Improve exception handling at every dynamic memory allocation and file locking mechanism
Solution: Code has been improved to handle exceptions at dynamic memory allocations and file locking mechanism
Symptom: Determine number of install/uninstall/upgrade instances for Mail Security for Domino
Solution: Support is added to track the number of install/uninstall/upgrade instances. EULA changed to include transmitted details by this feature
Release notes for Symantec Mail Security 188.8.131.52
Symptom: Need notes.ini parameter to ignore scan errors due to split content
Solution: Added notes.ini parameter 'SAVSplitMessageDetection' with default value as 1 to ignore scan errors due to split content.
Symptom: Limit SSO feature to e-mail routing only.
Solution: Changed code to limit the SSO feature to only e-mail routing. Also removed options from Schedule/Manual scans.
Symptom: Cannot disable automatic system reboot via silent install option.
Solution: During SMSDOM silent install on windows with 'REBOOT=ReallySuppress', the system will not be rebooted after successful installation now.
Symptom: SMSDOM does not report scan errors on containers' child files, but on parent only.
Solution: The code can now reports scan errors on container’s child files along with their parent containers.
Symptom: Leak in VSP error path.
Solution: Code updated which handles the objects during unsuccessful parsing of VSP file.
Symptom: Implementation Guide change request for number of scanning threads.
Solution: Implementation guide as well as the help database is now updated with correct
Symptom: Need to change the "Fake body" message to something more meaningful like "Empty or Encrypted body"
Solution: When the email has no body or encrypted body, it will be reported properly in the log messages.
Symptom: UI validation should happen before saving mis-configured Alert.
Solution: UI validation will be done before user enables and saves any Alert if checkbox of Administrator, Document author or
Symptom: MIME to CD conversion should not happen on Manual or Schedule scan run if Content Filtering is disabled.
Solution: MIME to CD conversion will not happen during Manual or Schedule scan if option ‘Scan for Content Filtering rule violations’ is disabled/unchecked.
Symptom: SMSDOM fails to consume RR definition if RR runs prior to LU at very first time.
Solution: Libraries have been updated. After fresh install of SMSDOM, when RR update is run for the very first time prior to LiveUpdate, RR definition will be consumed by SMSDOM.
Symptom: LiveUpdate get's triggered on Hub as well as Spoke Server in Cluster Environment.
Solution: Log message has been corrected.
Symptom: 'SMSDOM: Another instance of LiveUpdate is running.' message doesn’t get logged while RR is running.
Solution: Code updated to notify 'Another Instance of LU is running message' on Domino Console and SAVLog.
Symptom: OpenSSL 0.9.7c being used in NNTask.exe has publicly known vulnerability.
Solution: OpenSSL has been upgraded to version 1.0.0e.
Symptom: Change wording in sav.nsf / CF Rule for container (zip) to be changed to something more meaningful.
Solution: The text "For Container (zip) file attachments" on CF Rule page is changed to "For any attachment container file (ie. zip, pptx, docx, etc.)".
Symptom: Add new SPAM and AV definitions to SMSDOM package.
Solution: Bundled standard spam and AV definitions have been updated.
Symptom: Please include CPU 100% workaround into SMSDOM 8.1 conducfg.xml file.
Solution: Premium Antispam will point to lighter rulesets.
Symptom: Change wording in Implementation Guide of 'For Container (zip) file attachments' to For any attachment container file (ie. zip, pptx, docx, etc.).
Solution: Implementation Guide has been updated.
Symptom: CF rule is not applied properly if the cf precondition is set to 'EVERY_RECIPIENT_ATTR' or 'EVERY_RECIPIENT_INTERNET_DOMAIN_ATTR'.
Solution: The CF rule will be applied based on whether the every recipient attributes/internet domain is matching with the entries in CF precondition.
Symptom: LUA 2.3.1 needs to be packaged with SMSDOM 8.1 because some components will expire.
Solution: LUA 2.3.1 has been packaged/ bundled with SMSDOM 8.1 ISO.
Symptom: Integrate SMSDOM with DECOMPOSER 184.108.40.206.
Solution: DECOMPOSER has been upgraded to version 220.127.116.11.
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