Installation of KB 329115 Hotfix May Leave Temporary Folder

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SYMPTOMS

After you install the hotfix that is documented in the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base
329115 MS02-050: Certificate Validation Flaw Might Permit Identity Spoofing
on a computer with a high-speed hyper-threaded processor or multiple high-speed processors, a temporary folder may remain in the root folder of one of the computer's hard disks.

CAUSE

This problem occurs because the Windows Service Pack Setup installer (Update.exe) component that is included in the original installation package for the hotfix that is documented in the following Knowledge Base article
329115 MS02-050: Certificate Validation Flaw Might Permit Identity Spoofing
may not delete the temporary folders that it creates on computers with high-speed hyper-threaded or multiple processors.

For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
817084 Hotfix Installation Leaves Temporary Folder on HyperThreading or Multiprocessor Computer
The fix that is documented in this article repackages the hotfix with updated installer component files.

RESOLUTION

Service pack information

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft 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

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support
Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.
The repackaged hotfix that corrects the issue that is documented in the following Knowledge Base article
817084 Installation of Hotfix Leaves Temporary Folder on Hyper-Threaded or Multiprocessor Computer
contains the updated components that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in coordinated universal time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
Date         Time   Version   Size     File name
-------------------------------------------------
15-Feb-2003  01:20  5.3.16.3  411,136  Update.exe
The global version of this fix has the file attributes (or later) that are listed in the following table.
Windows XP Home Edition and Professional

	   Date         Time   Version          Size     Path and File name
	   ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
	   23-Sep-2002  20:10  5.131.2600.1123  544,256  %WINDIR%\System32\Crypt32.dll

Windows XP 64-Bit Edition

	   
Date         Time   Version          Size       Path and File name
	   -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
	   23-Sep-2002  20:10  5.131.2600.1123  1,920,512  %WINDIR%\System32\Crypt32.dll
	   22-Sep-2002  02:26  5.131.2600.1123    544,256  %WINDIR%\SysWOW64\Crypt32.dll				

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section. This problem was first corrected in Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2.

Properties

Article ID: 816979 - Last Review: October 26, 2006 - Revision: 2.5
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
Keywords: 
kbautohotfix kbhotfixserver kbqfe kbwinxpsp2fix kbwinxppresp2fix kbfix kbbug KB816979

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