You have installed Symantec Protection Engine (hereafter SPE) 7.0.x on a Linux host. When you stop symcscan, it does not stop gracefully but crashes.
You may notice the following files left on the system:
This issue was addressed with SPE 7.0.3.
This crash is not known to be related to any serious problems per se, unless your system explicitly generates core with ulimit settings (ulimit -c unlimtied) and serial stop-time crashes deplete available hard disk space quickly.
Possible mitigation for hard disk depletion issue: