Microsoft admits to Media Center hole

Monday, 18 July 2005, 1:30 PM EST

Microsoft is developing a patch for a newly discovered security flaw in versions of Windows XP which poses a particular threat to computers running XP Media Center edition.

The flaw is in Windows Remote Desktop Services (RDS) and could allow a hacker to cause a computer to crash repeatedly by sending specially crafted data packets.

By Iain Thomson at vnunet.

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