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RE: Nortan Antivirus 2000 Poproxy.exe problem
From: Tom Laermans <tom.laermans () powersource cx>
Date: Thu, 24 May 2001 22:14:36 +0200


At 19:38 24/05/2001, you wrote:
>Poproxy.exe is the email virus scanner included in Nortan Antivirus 2000...
>While messing around with this i crashed the server by sending it
>too many characters (269 or more).

This, I cannot confirm.

Hi! I am having difficulty confirming this for two reasons. Perhaps I am
doing something wrong. I am running Norton Antivirus 2000 with poproxy.exe
on MS Outlook 2000.

You're probably running liveupdate because...

poproxy.exe SEEMS to only bind to localhost ( instead of my IP on
the network ( If I try to telnet to port 110 from another
Windows machine, it cannot connect. If I try to telnet to from my

... this used to be the case that it was bound to all interfaces. It was discovered as a bug (after a long time of bickering with Symantec) and they fixed it in a patch, which could be applied if you used their LiveUpdate feature.

An unpatched version will have the problem.


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