Reported January 31, 2001, by Microsoft.

VERSIONS AFFECTED
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server

DESCRIPTION

Microsoft has released a patch and a security bulletin that addresses a Denial of Service (DoS) issue with Remote Data Protocol (RDP) services. Win2K Terminal Services, which shipped with Win2K Server and Win2K Advanced Server, fails when a user sends a particular series of data packets that require a server reboot.

VENDOR RESPONSE

Microsoft released security bulletin MS01-006.

CREDIT
Discovered by
Microsoft.