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.

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