Windows Media Service DoS

Reported December 15, 2000 by Microsoft

VERSIONS AFFECTED
  • Microsoft Windows Media Services 4.0
  • Microsoft Windows Media Services 4.1

DESCRIPTION

Microsoft has released a patch that addresses an issue with Windows Media Services. By connecting to Media Services using a specially- crafted sequence of TCP/IP packets, a malicious user can cause resource starvation to occur.

VENDOR RESPONSE

Microsoft released a security bulletin MS00-097, and a patch, which are available at:

http://www.microsoft.com/Downloads/Release.asp?ReleaseID=26470.

CREDIT
Discovered by
NTT Communications

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