Description of a shared folder that is mapped to a network drive is not displayed on a Windows XP SP3-based computer that has security update MS10-066 installed

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SYMPTOMS

Consider the following scenario. You are running a Windows XP Service Pack 3-based computer that has security update MS10-066 installed. There is a network drive on the computer that is mapped to a shared folder on a SharePoint site. When you try to view the shared folder in some common dialog boxes, only the drive letter of the network drive is displayed. The description of the shared folder is not displayed as expected.

Notes
  • For more information about security update MS10-066, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    982802 MS10-066: Vulnerability in remote procedure call could allow remote code execution
  • When you try to open a file on the shared folder or when you try to save a file to the shared folder, the Open and Save dialog boxes display only the drive letter of the network drive.
  • You can see the description of the shared folder if you view it in Windows Explorer.

RESOLUTION

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft. However, it is intended to correct only the problem that this article describes. Apply it only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.

To resolve this problem, contact Microsoft Customer Support Services to obtain the hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Support Services telephone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft website:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support
Note In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Microsoft Support Professional determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.

Prerequisites

To apply this hotfix, you must be running Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3). For more information about how to obtain a Windows XP service pack, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322389 How to obtain the latest Windows XP service pack

Registry information

To use the hotfix in this package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

Restart requirement

You have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.

File information

The English (United States) version of this hotfix installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables. The dates and the times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). The dates and the times for these files on your local computer are displayed in your local time together with your current daylight saving time (DST) bias. Additionally, the dates and the times may change when you perform certain operations on the files.
Windows XP file information notes
  • In addition to the files that are listed in these tables, this hotfix also installs an associated security catalog file (KBnumber.cat) that is signed with a Microsoft digital signature.
For all supported x86-based versions of Windows XP
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDate (UTC)Time (UTC)Platform
Davclnt.dll5.1.2600.604725,08827-Oct-201014:01x86
Webclnt.dll5.1.2600.604768,09627-Oct-201014:01x86

STATUS

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

MORE INFORMATION

For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

Properties

Article ID: 2454533 - Last Review: December 15, 2010 - Revision: 3.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 3, when used with:
    • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
    • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
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