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.
  • 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.

  • Install Instructions
      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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