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Windows NNTP Memory Leak

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:334

Memory leak in NNTP service in Windows NT 4.0 and Windows 2000 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory exhaustion) via a large number of malformed posts.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2001-0543
Product(s):
  • Network News Transport Protocol (NNTP)