JVN#06924191: Microsoft Windows XP vulnerable to denial-of-service (DoS)

2011-08-19T00:00:00
ID JVN:06924191
Type jvn
Reporter Japan Vulnerability Notes
Modified 2011-08-19T00:00:00

Description

## Description

Microsoft Windows XP contains an issue when processing TCP packets, which may result in a denial-of-service (DoS).

## Impact

An attacker that can view the TCP communication of its target may cause a denial-of-service (DoS).

## Solution

Apply a workaround
The following workaround may mitigate the affects of this vulnerability.

  • Use a firewall to limit access to affected ports According to the developer, the above workaround is the only solution for this vulnerability.
    For more information, please refer to "Vendor Status".

## Products Affected

  • Microsoft Windows XP