NetBIOS Listen May Return a Damaged NCB Structure

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SYMPTOMS

The _NCB structure that is returned when a NetBIOS Listen call completes may have a changed server name offset.

NCB Structure Before the Listen Call

0:000> dt NCB 000006fb'ff694e30
+0x000 ncb_command : 0x11 ''
+0x001 ncb_retcode : 0 ''
+0x002 ncb_lsn : 0 ''
+0x003 ncb_num : 0 ''
+0x008 ncb_buffer : (null)
+0x010 ncb_length : 0
+0x012 ncb_callname : [16] "client1 "
+0x022 ncb_name : [16] "TEST-SERVER-1 "
+0x032 ncb_rto : 0 ''
+0x033 ncb_sto : 0 ''
+0x038 ncb_post : (null)
+0x040 ncb_lana_num : 0 ''
+0x041 ncb_cmd_cplt : 0 ''
+0x042 ncb_reserve : [18] ""
+0x058 ncb_event : (null)

NCB Structure After the Listen Call

0:000> dt NCB 000006fb'ff694e30
+0x000 ncb_command : 0x11 ''
+0x001 ncb_retcode : 0 ''
+0x002 ncb_lsn : 0x1 ''
+0x003 ncb_num : 0 ''
+0x008 ncb_buffer : 0x746e6569'6c630000 ""
+0x010 ncb_length : 0x2031
+0x012 ncb_callname : [16] " TEST-SER"
+0x022 ncb_name : [16] "VER-1 "
+0x032 ncb_rto : 0 ''
+0x033 ncb_sto : 0 ''
+0x038 ncb_post : (null)
+0x040 ncb_lana_num : 0 ''
+0x041 ncb_cmd_cplt : 0 ''
+0x042 ncb_reserve : [18] ""
+0x058 ncb_event : (null)

RESOLUTION

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows XP. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322389 How to Obtain the Latest Windows XP Service Pack
The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
   Date       Time   Version      Size     File name
   ---------------------------------------------------
   11-Feb-02  09:58  5.1.2600.28  135,296  Netbios.sys
				

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Windows XP Service Pack 1.

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Article ID: 317437 - Last Review: October 27, 2006 - Revision: 1.2
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Keywords: 
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