Microsoft Security Bulletin MS00-029
Patch Available for "IP Fragment Reassembly" Vulnerability
Originally Posted: May 19, 2000
Microsoft has released a patch that eliminates a security vulnerability in Microsoft® Windows® 95, Windows 98, Windows NT® 4.0 and Windows 2000. The vulnerability could be used to cause an affected machine to temporarily stop performing useful work.
Frequently asked questions regarding this vulnerability and the patch can be found at http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/fq00-029.mspx
Please see the following references for more information related to this issue.
- Frequently Asked Questions: Microsoft Security Bulletin MS00-029, http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/fq00-029.mspx
- Microsoft Knowledge Base (KB) article 259728, http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;259728&sd=tech
- RFC 791, Internet Protocol, http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc0791.txt?number=791
- 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 Bindview's RAZOR Security Team for reporting this issue to us and working with us to protect customers.
- May 19, 2000: Bulletin Created.
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