Microsoft NetMeeting Desktop Sharing Vulnerable to DoS Attack

 

Reported October 13, 2000 by Microsoft

VERSIONS AFFECTED
  • Microsoft NetMeeting (Windows 2000 version)

DESCRIPTION

Microsoft has released a security bulletin and patch to address a denial of service attack that can be performed on Microsoft NetMeeting.

DEMONSTRATION

A malicious client could remotely send a malformed string to a port which the NetMeeting service is listening on and with remote desktop sharing enabled.  

VENDOR RESPONSE

Microsoft has released a security bulletin, CREDIT
Discovered by Kirk Corey

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