WebTV for Windows 98/ME DoS Vulnerability

ID EDB-ID:20219
Type exploitdb
Reporter Smashstack
Modified 2000-09-12T00:00:00


WebTV for Windows 98/ME DoS Vulnerability. CVE-2000-0830. Dos exploit for windows platform

                                            source: http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/1671/info

If a remote user sends a UDP packet to any port in the 22701 - 22705 range to a system running WebTV for Windows, the system may crash entirely or at the least the program will stop responding. 

As well, sending a UDP packet to port 22703 specifically has been known to cause automatic reboots.