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If a computer that is running Windows NT 4.0 receives multiple HostAnnouncement browser frames that contain excessively long computer names from a domain's master browser, the replication traffic may cause the computer to stop responding (hang).
Windows NT 4.0A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft, but it is only intended to correct the problem that this article describes. Apply it only to systems that you determine are at risk of attack. Evaluate the computer's physical accessibility, network and Internet connectivity, and other factors to determine the degree of risk to the computer. See the associated Microsoft Security Bulletin
(http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms00-036.asp)to help determine the degree of risk. This hotfix may receive additional testing. If the computer is sufficiently at risk, we recommend that you apply this hotfix now.
To resolve this problem immediately, download the hotfix by following the instructions later in this article or contact Microsoft Product Support Services to obtain the hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support Services telephone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=supportNote 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. The Intel-based version of this hotfix has been posted to the following Internet location as:
Q262694i.exeThe Alpha-based version of this hotfix has been posted to the following Internet location as:
Q262694a.exeThe English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
Date Time Size File name Platform -------------------------------------------------- 05/17/00 03:06p 265,616 Rdr.sys Intel 05/17/00 03:05p 508,656 Rdr.sys Alpha
Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server EditionTo resolve this problem, obtain the Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition, Security Rollup Package (SRP). For additional information about the SRP, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/317636/EN-US/ )Windows NT Server 4.0, TerminalServer Edition, Security Rollup Package
Microsoft has confirmed that this problem may cause a degree of security vulnerability in Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 and Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition.
For related information about this problem, please visit the following Microsoft Web site:
Article ID: 263307 - Last Review: October 20, 2013 - Revision: 3.3
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