Windows 2000 Security Patch: Domain Account Lockout Vulnerability

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Microsoft has released a patch that eliminates a security vulnerability in Microsoft® Windows 2000. The vulnerability could allow a malicious user to use repeated attempts to guess an account password even if the domain administrator had set an account lockout policy.
  • Details
    Version:

    1.0

    File Name:

    Q274372_W2K_SP2_x86_en.EXE

    Date Published:

    11/7/2000

    File Size:

    3.5 MB

    KB Articles: KB274372

      Microsoft has released a patch that eliminates a security vulnerability in Microsoft® Windows 2000. The vulnerability could allow a malicious user to use repeated attempts to guess an account password even if the domain administrator had set an account lockout policy.
  • Supported Operating System

    Windows 2000

      This update applies to:
      • Windows 2000 Professional, Service Pack 1
      • Windows 2000 Server, Service Pack 1
      • Windows 2000 Advanced Server, Service Pack 1

      Note: Windows 2000 without Service Pack 1 is not affected by this vulnerability.

    • Select "Run this Program from its Current Location" to start the install immediately. OR
      Select "Save this Program to Disk" to copy the download to your machine for installation at a later time.
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