Microsoft Security Bulletin MS00-013
Patch Available for "Misordered Windows Media Services Handshake" Vulnerability
Originally Posted: February 23, 2000
Microsoft has released a patch that eliminates a security vulnerability in Microsoft® Windows Media Services. The vulnerability could allow denial of service attacks against a streaming media server.
Frequently asked questions regarding this vulnerability and the patch can be found at http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/fq00-013.mspx
Please see the following references for more information related to this issue.
- Frequently Asked Questions: Microsoft Security Bulletin MS00-013, http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/fq00-013.mspx.
- Microsoft Knowledge Base (KB) article, 253943, Title Misordered Windows Media Services Handshake Vulnerability, http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;253943
- Microsoft TechNet Security Web site, http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/default.mspx.
Obtaining Support on this Issue
This is a fully supported patch. Information on contacting Microsoft Technical Support is available at http://support.microsoft.com/contactussupport/?ws=support.
Microsoft thanks Kit Knox for bringing this issue to our attention.
- February 23, 2000: Bulletin Created.
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