Intrusion Prevention

MS.Windows.Printing.Service.DoS

Description

It indicates a Denial-of-Service vulnerability in Microsoft Windows printing service.


There exists a vulnerability in Microsoft TCP/IP Printing Services that allows an attacker to cause DoS via a malformed TCP/IP print request.

Affected Products

Any unprotected Windows NT/2000 is vulnerable to the attack.

Impact

Attackers can cause DoS on the victim system.

Recommended Actions

Apply appropriate patches from Microsoft and/or upgrade the system to the latest non-vulnerable version.

CVE References

CVE-2000-0232