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Vulnerability Score 5.0 5.0
CVE Id CVE-2000-0742
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:21:46
Published 20 Oct 2000 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



The IPX protocol implementation in Microsoft Windows 95 and 98 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service by sending a ping packet with a source IP address that is a broadcast address, aka the "Malformed IPX Ping Packet" vulnerability.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Microsoft Windows 95

  • Microsoft Windows 98


BID - 1544

MS - MS00-054

BUGTRAQ - 20000602 ipx storm

XF - win-ipx-ping-packet(5079)

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:35:51