Microsoft NetMeeting Desktop Sharing Vulnerable to DoS Attack

Microsoft NetMeeting is vulnerable to a DoS attack by remote attackers. Microsoft has released a patch.

Steve Manzuik

October 12, 2000

1 Min Read
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Reported October 13, 2000 by Microsoft

VERSIONS AFFECTED

DESCRIPTIONMicrosoft 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, CREDITDiscovered by Kirk Corey

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