Access Violation Occurs in Lsass.exe on a Domain Controller

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Symptoms

On a computer that functions as a domain controller, an access violation may occur in the Lsass.exe program if Windows 2000 runs out of handles and cannot create a heap.

Resolution

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
260910 How to Obtain the Latest Windows 2000 Service Pack
The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
   Date        Time    Version        Size     File name
   --------------------------------------------------------
   02/05/2001  05:54p  5.0.2195.2842  130,320  adsldpc.dll
   02/05/2001  05:54p  5.0.2195.2867  360,208  advapi32.dll
   02/05/2001  05:54p  5.0.2195.2785  133,904  dnsapi.dll
   02/05/2001  05:54p  5.0.2195.2778   90,896  dnsrslvr.dll
   02/05/2001  09:10p  5.0.2195.2867  512,784  instlsa5.dll
   02/05/2001  05:54p  5.0.2195.2862  140,560  kdcsvc.dll
   01/29/2001  09:19p  5.0.2195.2862  198,928  kerberos.dll
   01/26/2001  10:15p  5.0.2195.2862   69,456  ksecdd.sys
   02/05/2001  05:54p  5.0.2195.2867  494,864  lsasrv.dll
   01/30/2001  09:04p  5.0.2195.2867   33,552  lsass.exe
   01/29/2001  09:19p  5.0.2195.2862  108,816  msv1_0.dll
   02/05/2001  05:54p  5.0.2195.2808  311,056  netapi32.dll
   02/05/2001  05:54p  5.0.2195.2865  366,352  netlogon.dll
   02/05/2001  05:54p  5.0.2195.2864  910,608  ntdsa.dll
   02/05/2001  05:54p  5.0.2195.2864  362,256  samsrv.dll
   02/05/2001  05:54p  5.0.2195.2797  128,272  wldap32.dll
				

Status

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Microsoft Windows 2000. This problem was first corrected in Windows 2000 Service Pack 2.

More information

For additional information about how to install Windows 2000 and Windows 2000 hotfixes at the same time, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
249149 Installing Microsoft Windows 2000 and Windows 2000 Hotfixes

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Article ID: 277915 - Last Review: November 2, 2013 - Revision: 4.0
Keywords: 
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