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  DoS против WebTV в Windows 98

  trivial DoS in webTV

From:MICROSOFT <secure_(at)_microsoft.com>
Date:12.10.2000
Subject:Security Bulletin (MS00-074)

Microsoft Security Bulletin (MS00-074)
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Patch Available for "WebTV for Windows Denial of Service"
Vulnerability
Originally posted: October 11, 2000

Summary
=======
Microsoft has released a patch that eliminates a security
vulnerability in Microsoft(r) WebTV for Windows. The vulnerability
could allow a malicious user to remotely crash systems running WebTV
for Windows.

Frequently asked questions regarding this vulnerability and the patch
can be found at
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/fq00-074.asp

Issue
=====
There is a denial of service vulnerability in WebTV for Windows that
may allow a malicious user to remotely crash either the WebTV for
Windows application and/or the computer system running WebTV for
Windows. Restarting the application and/or system will return the
system to its normal state.

Although the WebTV for Windows application ships with Windows 98,
98SE and Windows Me products, the application is not installed by
default, and customers who have not installed it would not be at
risk.

Affected Software Versions
==========================
- Microsoft WebTV for Windows on Windows 98, Windows 98SE, and
  Windows Me

NOTE: This vulnerability is not related to the WebTV(tm) service
provided by WebTV Networks.

Patch Availability
==================
- Windows 98 and 98SE
http://download.microsoft.com/download/win98SE/Update/12278/W98/EN-US/
274113USA8.EXE

- Windows Me
http://download.microsoft.com/download/winme/Update/12278/WinMe/EN-US/
274113USAM.EXE

NOTE: The above URLS may have been wrapped

NOTE: Additional security patches are available at the Microsoft
Download Center

More Information
================
Please see the following references for more information related to
this issue.
- Frequently Asked Questions: Microsoft Security Bulletin MS00-074,
  http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/fq00-074.asp
- Microsoft Knowledge Base article Q274113 discusses this issue and
  will be available soon.
- Microsoft TechNet Security web site,
  http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/default.asp

Obtaining Support on this Issue
===============================
This is a fully supported patch. Information on contacting Microsoft
Product Support Services is available at
http://support.microsoft.com/support/contact/default.asp.

Revisions
=========
- October 11, 2000: Bulletin Created.

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