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Kudos0

Vulnerability blocked: OS X Apple File Print Remote BO

In the last two days I keep getting this popup from Norton Internet Security 5 v.5.10 (33) on my Mac running maxOS Sierra 10.12:

"Vulnerability blocked: OS X Apple File Print Remote BO" - it shows an IP address where the attack is coming from, and it turns out that IP address is my Synology NAS.  I have turned off remote access on my NAS, but am still getting this notification.

Does anyone know what might be causing this?

Thanks,

Peter

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Kudos0

Re: Vulnerability blocked: OS X Apple File Print Remote BO

I'm wondering about this, too. Norton's own documentation says this was only an issue in much older versions of MacOS (10.3.3 and earlier).

Kudos0

Re: Vulnerability blocked: OS X Apple File Print Remote BO

No, definitely still happening. I have macOS Sierra and I got this message again earlier tonight, again originating from my Synology NAS drive.

Kudos0

Re: Vulnerability blocked: OS X Apple File Print Remote BO

Hi, I got this page, then, updating your OS X may fix it.

Apple has released security advisory APPLE-SA-2004-05-03 dealing with this and other issues. 

You may contact Norton Support for more help.

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Kudos0

Re: Vulnerability blocked: OS X Apple File Print Remote BO

I'm on the latest macOS...(Sierra)

Kudos0

Re: Vulnerability blocked: OS X Apple File Print Remote BO

In addition...am now receiving this about once a day, from the same Synology device on my network:

Vulnerability BLOCKED
From: 192.168.1.*
Attack Name: TCP SYN Flood
Application: /mach_kernel

I am running macOS Sierra 10.12 (another update is due today, which I'll install later).

The strange thing is, according to Google, both this vulnerability and my original one were supposedly fixed over 10 years ago! That Apple advisory mentioned above (APPLE-SA-2004-05-03) is from 2004!!

Kudos0

Re: Vulnerability blocked: OS X Apple File Print Remote BO

I'm getting the same notification about once a day, originating from my QNAP NAS.  Has this been solved or answered?

Kudos0

Re: Vulnerability blocked: OS X Apple File Print Remote BO

No, I haven't received any answers yet - hasn't happend for a while now, but this hasn't been solved yet.

Peter

Kudos0

Re: Vulnerability blocked: OS X Apple File Print Remote BO

I have users also receiving this message.  It seems the December 19 signature update flagged it for us.  We are also running Sierra. 

Kudos0

Re: Vulnerability blocked: OS X Apple File Print Remote BO

I'm also getting a similar message "OS X Apple File Print R 548".  IP address is my WD MyCloud storage NAS.  Once or twice a day..when I google on the message it leads to a Symantec article pointing to a vulnerability in OS X through 10.3, I am on 10.12.2.

Kudos0

Re: Vulnerability blocked: OS X Apple File Print Remote BO

Hi all,

personally, you're still protected by your Norton for Mac. Plz read this KB and review this thread.

For more info, you may Chat with Norton Support. THX.

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Kudos0

Re: Vulnerability blocked: OS X Apple File Print Remote BO

Thanks.  I haven't received this warning for a few weeks now, so hopefully an update has sorted it out for good.

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