Patch Repository

Windows 2000 Advanced Server Patch Details
Patch Name DirectX80-KB839643-x86-ENU.EXE
Patch Description Update for the IDirectPlay4 API of Microsoft DirectX 8.0x (DirectPlay) (KB839643)
Bulletin Id MS04-016
Bulletin Title Vulnerability in DirectPlay Could Allow Denial of Service (839643)
Severity Moderate
Location Path DirectX80-KB839643-x86-ENU.EXE
Bulletin Summary This update resolves a newly-discovered- privately reported vulnerability. A denial of service vulnerability exists in the implementation of the IDirectPlay4 application programming interface (API) of Microsoft DirectPlay because of a lack of robust packet validation. The vulnerability is documented in the Vulnerability Details section of this bulletin.
Superceding Bulletin Id None
Patch Release Date Jun 8, 2004

Affected Product Information

Product Name Service Pack Name
Windows 2000 Advanced ServerWindows 2000 Service Pack 4
Windows 2000 ProfessionalWindows 2000 Service Pack 4
Windows 2000 ServerWindows 2000 Service Pack 4
DirectX 8.0DirectX 8.0 Gold

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