Microsoft warns of TCP/IP flaw

Friday, 20 May 2005, 12:48 AM EST

Microsoft has issued an advisory concerning problems with its software's handling of TCP/IP protocols.

The flaw could allow an attacker to set arbitrary timer values for a TCP connection and use these to bring down the network connection. It would not allow an intruder full access to machines afflicted with the vulnerability.

By Iain Thomson at vnunet.

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