Microsoft Security Bulletin MS00-003
Patch Available for 'Spoofed LPC Port Request' Vulnerability
Originally Posted: January 12, 2000
Microsoft has released a patch that eliminates a security vulnerability in Microsoft® Windows NT® 4.0. The vulnerability could allow a user logged onto a Windows NT 4.0 machine from the keyboard to become an administrator on the machine.
Frequently asked questions regarding this vulnerability can be found at http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/fq00-003.mspx
Please see the following references for more information related to this issue.
- Microsoft Security Bulletin MS00-003: Frequently Asked Questions, http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/fq00-003.mspx
- Microsoft Knowledge Base (KB) article 247869, Local Procedure Call may Permit Unauthorized Account Usage, http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;247869.
(Note: It may take 24 hours from the original posting of this bulletin for the KB article to be visible.)
- Microsoft Security web site, http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/default.mspx.
Obtaining Support on this Issue
This is a fully supported patch. Information on contacting Microsoft Technical Support is available at http://support.microsoft.com/contactussupport/?ws=support.
- January 13, 2000: Bulletin Created.
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