Microsoft Windows is prone to a denial-of-service vulnerability. An attacker can exploit this issue to cause a denial-of-service condition.
If global access isn't needed, block access at the network perimeter to computers hosting the vulnerable operating system.
Deploy NIDS to monitor network traffic for signs of anomalous or suspicious activity such as unexplained incoming and outgoing traffic. This may indicate exploit attempts or activity that results from successful exploits.
To reduce the likelihood of successful exploits, never handle files that originate from unfamiliar or untrusted sources.
Web users should be cautious about following links to sites that are provided by unfamiliar or suspicious sources. Filtering HTML from emails may help remove a possible vector for transmitting malicious links to users.
To limit the risk of exploits, never connect to unknown or untrusted services.
Updates are available. Please see the references or vendor advisory for more information.