Microsoft Security Bulletin MS00-021
Patch Available for "Malformed TCP/IP Print Request" Vulnerability
Originally Posted: March 30, 2000
Microsoft has released a patch that eliminates a security vulnerability in the TCP/IP Printing Services for Microsoft® Windows NT® 4.0 and Windows® 2000. If this service is installed, the vulnerability could allow a malicious user to disrupt printing services.
Frequently asked questions regarding this vulnerability can be found at http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/fq00-021.mspx.
Please see the following references for more information related to this issue.
- Microsoft Security Bulletin MS00-021: Frequently Asked Questions
- Microsoft Knowledge Base (KB) article 257870
- RFC 1179, Line Printer Daemon Protocol.
- Microsoft TechNet Security web site.
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
- March 30, 2000: Bulletin Created.
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