Executable with a Specially Malformed Image Header May Crash Windows NT

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SYMPTOMS

If an executable file with a specially-malformed image header is executed, it will cause a system failure and you may receive the following STOP error message on a blue screen:
STOP 0x0000000A IRQ_not_less_or_equal

or

STOP 0x00000050 PAGE_FAULT_IN_NON_PAGED_AREA

RESOLUTION

Windows NT

Service pack information

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Windows NT 4.0. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
152734 How to obtain the latest Windows NT 4.0 service pack

Terminal Server

Service pack information

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Windows NT 4.0. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
152734 How to obtain the latest Windows NT 4.0 Terminal Server service pack

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

Windows NT 4.0

This problem was first corrected in Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 6a.

Terminal Server

This problem was first corrected in Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Terminal Server Edition Service Pack 6.

MORE INFORMATION

This error condition does not affect Microsoft Windows 95 or Microsoft Windows 98.

For related information on this problem, please visit the Web site at:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS99-023.mspx
For additional security-related information about Microsoft products, please visit the Web site at:
http://www.microsoft.com/security/

Properties

Article ID: 234557 - Last Review: March 4, 2014 - Revision: 4.3
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Developer Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Developer Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Developer Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Developer Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Developer Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 2
  • Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 3
  • Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 4
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Enterprise Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 4
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