Microsoft Security Bulletin MS00-091
Patch Available for 'Incomplete TCP/IP Packet' Vulnerability
Originally posted: November 30, 2000
Microsoft has released a patch that eliminates a security vulnerability in Microsoft® Windows NT 4.0 and a recommended workaround for Windows 95, 98, 98 Second Edition, and Windows Me. The vulnerability could allow a malicious user to temporarily prevent an affected machine from providing any networking services or cause it to stop responding entirely.
- Windows NT 4.0
- Windows 95, 98, 98 Second Edition, and Windows Me
Note: Windows 2000 is not affected by this vulnerability.
Vulnerability Identifier: CAN-2000-1039
Microsoft thanks BindView's Razor Team for reporting these issues to us and helping us protect our customers.
Support: This is a fully supported patch. Information on contacting Microsoft Product Support Services is available at:
Security Resources: The Microsoft TechNet Security Web Site provides additional information about security in Microsoft products.
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- November 30, 2000: Bulletin Created.