Tool for 'OffloadModExpo Registry Permissions' Vulnerability
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Microsoft has released a tool that installs tighter permissions on a Windows NT® 4.0 registry key. The default permissions could allow a malicious user who can interactively log onto a Windows NT 4.0 machine to compromise the cryptographic keys of other users who subsequently log onto the same machine. For more information, please refer to the Microsoft Knowledge Base article 259496 in Microsoft TechNet or the Microsoft Security Bulletin MS00-024
Affected Software Versions:
Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Workstation
Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Server
Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Server, Enterprise Edition
Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Server, Terminal Server Edition
Supported tool that corrects this problem is now available from Microsoft, but has not been fully regression tested and should be applied only to systems determined to be at risk. Please evaluate your system's physical accessibility, network and Internet connectivity, and other factors to determine the degree of risk to your system. If your system is sufficiently at risk,
Microsoft recommends you apply the tool. Otherwise, wait for the next Windows NT 4.0 service pack that contain this tool.
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