Microsoft Security Bulletin MS01-048
Malformed Request to RPC Endpoint Mapper can Cause RPC Service to Fail
Originally posted: September 10, 2001
Updated: May 09, 2003
Who should read this bulletin:
System administrators using Microsoft® Windows NT® 4.0
Impact of vulnerability:
Denial of service.
System administrators should apply the patch to servers that offer RPC-based services.
- Microsoft Windows NT 4.0
- Microsoft Knowledge Base article Q305399 discusses this issue and will be available approximately 24 hours after the release of this bulletin. Knowledge Base articles can be found on the Microsoft Online Support web site.
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- V1.0 (September 10, 2001): Bulletin Created.
- V1.1 (May 09, 2003): Updated download links to Windows Update.