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Microsoft Windows RTCP Unspecified Remote DoS Vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Denial of Service

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Wont Fix

Created

Created

14 years ago

Modified

Modified

4 years ago

Summary

This host is installed with Microsoft Live Messenger and is prone to remote Denial of Service vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

The vulnerability is due to error in the 'RTCP' or 'Real-time Transport Control Protocol' receiver report packet handling.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Microsoft Windows Live Messenger version 8.5.1302.1018 and prior.

Solution

Solution

No known solution was made available for at least one year since the disclosure of this vulnerability. Likely none will be provided anymore. General solution options are to upgrade to a newer release, disable respective features, remove the product or replace the product by another one.

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