Windows NT 3.51 and 4.0 running WINS (Windows Internet Name Service) allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (resource exhaustion) via a flood of malformed packets, which causes the server to slow down and fill the event logs with error messages.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service
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