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It is possible to crash the remote DirectPlay service.
The remote host contains a version of DirectPlay that is vulnerable to
a denial of service attack. DirectPlay is a component of DirectX and is
frequently used by game developpers to create networked multi-player
An attacker could exploit this flaw by sending a malformed IDirectPlay
packet to a remote application using this service and cause it to
See also :
Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP and
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : false