Microsoft Security Bulletin MS00-032
Patch and Tool Available for "Protected Store Key Length" Vulnerability
Originally Posted: June 01, 2000
Updated: January 8, 2001
On June 01, 2000, Microsoft released the original version of this bulletin. However, an error was subsequently discovered in the patch, and on July 26, 2000, Microsoft released a corrected version.
Microsoft has released a patch and a tool that eliminate a security vulnerability in Microsoft® Windows® 2000. The vulnerability could make it easier for a malicious user who had complete control over a Windows 2000 machine to compromise users' sensitive information.
Frequently asked questions regarding this vulnerability and the patch can be found at http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/fq00-032.mspx
Please see the following references for more information related to this issue.
- Frequently Asked Questions: Microsoft Security Bulletin MS00-032, http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/fq00-032.mspx
- Microsoft Knowledge Base (KB) article 260219, http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;260219
- Microsoft TechNet 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.
- June 01, 2000: Bulletin Created.
- July 26, 2000: Updated to correct a regression and packaging problem with the original patch.
- January 08, 2001: Updated to clarify the method of obtaining the keymigrt tool, and to clarify that the patch functionality, but not the keymigrt functionality, is provided in SP1.
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