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Vulnerability Score 5.0 5.0
CVE Id CVE-2001-0083
Last Modified 10 Sep 2008 03:07:10
Published 12 Feb 2001 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



Windows Media Unicast Service in Windows Media Services 4.0 and 4.1 does not properly shut down some types of connections, producing a memory leak that allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via a series of severed connections, aka the "Severed Windows Media Server Connection" vulnerability.

Vulnerable Systems


  • Microsoft Windows Media Services 4.0

  • Microsoft Windows Media Services 4.1


MS - MS00-097

XF - mediaservices-dropped-connection-dos

MSKB - Q281256

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:36:08