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    Windows 2000: Active Directory Group Policy for Security Patch-Unchecked buffer in Windows Component Could Cause Web Server Compromise

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    A security issue has been identified that could allow an attacker to compromise a Web server running Microsoft(r) Windows(r) 2000 and gain control over it. This Active Directory Group Policy Object should be used as a temporary workaround until such time as the patch can be applied.
    • Version:

      SP1

      File Name:

      MaxClientBufferSize.inf

      Date Published:

      3/17/2003

      File Size:

      1 KB

        A security issue has been identified that could allow an attacker to compromise a web server running Microsoft(r) Windows(r) 2000 and gain control over it. This Group Policy Object, whose usage is described in Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 815021, can be used in environments managed with Active Directory, to apply a registry setting that blocks known exploits of this vulnerability. This Active Directory Group Policy Object should be used as a temporary workaround until the patch can be applied.
    • Supported Operating System

      Windows 2000

        • Windows 2000 Professional
        • Windows 2000 Server
        • Windows 2000 Advanced Server
        • Internet Information Server 5.0
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