Microsoft Security Bulletin MS00-072
Patch Available for 'Share Level Password' Vulnerability
Originally posted: October 10, 2000
Microsoft has released a patch that eliminates a security vulnerability in Microsoft® Windows 95, 98, 98 Second Edition, and Windows Me. The vulnerability could allow a malicious user to programmatically access a Windows 9x/Me file share without knowing the entire password assigned to that share.
- Microsoft Windows 95
- Microsoft Windows 98
- Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition
- Microsoft Windows Me
Vulnerability Identifier: CVE-2000-0979
Support: This is a fully supported patch. Information on contacting Microsoft Product Support Services 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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- October 10, 2000: Bulletin Created.
- February 16, 2001: Windows 98 Patch section updated.