Microsoft Security Bulletin MS00-040
Patch Available for 'Remote Registry Access Authentication' Vulnerability
Originally posted: June 08, 2000
Microsoft has released a patch that eliminates a security vulnerability in Microsoft® Windows NT 4.0. Under certain conditions, the vulnerability could be used to cause a Windows NT 4.0 machine to fail.
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 Note: Windows 2000 is not affected by this vulnerability.
Vulnerability Identifier: CVE-2000-0377
Microsoft thanks Renaud Deraison from the Nessus Team for reporting this issue to us and working with us to protect customers.
- Microsoft Security Bulletin MS00-040,
- Microsoft Knowledge Base (KB) article Q264684,
- Microsoft TechNet Security web site
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.
Security Resources: The Microsoft TechNet Security Web Site provides additional information about security in Microsoft products.
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- V1.0 (June 08, 2000): Bulletin Created.
- V1.1 (April 26, 2002): Bulletin updated to advise availability of Windows NT 4.0 Server, Terminal Server Edition Security Rollup Package.