SEP client IPS detecting a UDP Flood Attack from a network printer

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Article ID: 156056

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Products

Endpoint Protection

Issue/Introduction

Network printer traffic is causing XP SEP clients to detect "UDP Flood Attacks" and blocking the traffic from the printer with the Intrusion Protection System (IPS)

Cause

This is a known defect with SEP11 RU5.

Resolution

The correction for this defect is in SEP11 RU6 MP1, however Symantec recommends that any version upgrade be to SEP11 RU7 or SEP12.1.