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NetMeeting Desktop Sharing Vulnerability

A security vulnerability exists in NetMeeting which could allow a malicious user to temporarily prevent an affected machine from providing any NetMeeting services and possibly consume 100% CPU utilization during an attack.

Issue

A remote denial of service vulnerability has been discovered in a component of NetMeeting. The denial of service can occur when a malicious client sends a particular malformed string to a port which the NetMeeting service is listening on and with Remote Desktop Sharing enabled.

Affected Products

  • Microsoft NetMeeting 3.01

Download

Patch: http://download.microsoft.com/download/netmeeting/SP/3.01/W9XNT4/EN-US/NM30.EXE

Further Details

Source: Microsoft Corporation

Reference: Microsoft Corporation

Updated: November 29, 2000

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