WebTV for Windows Denial of Service Vulnerability
A security vulnerability exists in Microsoft® WebTV for Windows which could allow a malicious user to remotely crash systems running WebTV for Windows.
There is a denial of service vulnerability in WebTV for Windows that may allow a malicious user to remotely crash either the WebTV for Windows application and/or the computer system running WebTV for Windows. Restarting the application and/or system will return the system to its normal state.
Although the WebTV for Windows application ships with Windows 98, 98SE and Windows Me products, the application is not installed by default, and customers who have not installed it would not be at risk.
- Windows 98, 98SE and Windows Me
Software patches are available from the following locations:
- Windows 98 and 98SE
- Windows Me
Source: Microsoft Corporation
Reference: Microsoft Corporation
Updated: October 11, 2000
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