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Microsoft NetMeeting Denial of Service Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2006-06-07    Last Update:  2006-06-13    Views:  10,375

Secunia Advisory SA20477

Where:

From remote

Impact:

DoS

Solution Status:

Unpatched

CVE Reference(s):

Description


HexView has reported a vulnerability in Microsoft NetMeeting, which can be exploited by malicious users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

The vulnerability is caused due to an error within the handling of certain received data. This can be exploited to overwrite application memory, which causes the application to crash or to consume a large amount of CPU resources.

The vulnerability has been reported in version 3.01. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Restrict use of the product to within trusted networks only.

Provided and/or discovered by:
HexView

Original Advisory:
http://www.hexview.com/docs/20060606-1.txt

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