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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

           ESB-2004.0190 -- Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-008
  Vulnerability in Windows Media Services Could Allow a Denial of Service
                               10 March 2004

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:                Windows Media Services 4.1
Publisher:              Microsoft
Operating System:       Microsoft Windows 2000 Server SP 2/3/4
Impact:                 Denial of Service
Access Required:        Remote
CVE Names:              CAN-2003-0905

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Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-008

Vulnerability in Windows Media Services Could Allow a Denial of Service

Affected Software: 
 - Microsoft Windows 2000 Server Service Pack 2
 - Microsoft Windows 2000 Server Service Pack 3
 - Microsoft Windows 2000 Server Service Pack 4

Affected Components: 
 - Windows Media Services 4.1 (included with Microsoft Windows 2000 Server)

Impact of Vulnerability:  Denial of Service

Maximum Severity Rating: Important

Restart required: In some cases, this update does not require a reboot. The 
installer stops the required services, applies the update, and then restarts 
the services. However, if the required services cannot be stopped for any 
reason, or if required files are in use, this update will require a reboot. 
If this occurs, a message appears that advises you to reboot.

Update can be uninstalled: Yes

More information on this vulnerability is available at:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS04-008.mspx

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