Lsass.exe Causes an Access Violation on a Domain Controller

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SYMPTOMS

A domain controller may restart and may not be able to start again because there is heap damage that forces an access violation in Lsass.exe. Also, you may receive event ID 1173:
Event Type: Warning
Event Source: NTDS General
Event Category: Internal Processing
Event ID: 1173
Date: 11/24/2000
Time: 12:52:45 PM
User: Everyone
Computer: ComputerName
Description:
Internal event: Exception c0000005 has occurred with parameters 757ddeef and 0 (Internal ID 3040442).

CAUSE

This problem can occur when many addressBookContainer objects are created and there is heap damage in the Ntdsa.dll file.

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-language version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
   Date        Time    Version        Size     File name
   ------------------------------------------------------
   11/22/2000  10:19a  5.0.2195.2777  494,864  Lsasrv.dll
   11/06/2000  03:40p  5.0.2195.2657   33,552  Lsass.exe
   11/13/2000  08:04p  5.0.2195.2712  906,512  Ntdsa.dll
   11/10/2000  06:56p  5.0.2195.2696  381,712  Samsrv.dll
				
If you use the Windows 2000 High Encryption pack (128 bit), the English-language version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
   Date        Time    Version        Size     File name
   ------------------------------------------------------
   11/13/00    08:04p  5.0.2195.2657  494,352  Lsasrv.dll
   11/06/2000  03:40p  5.0.2195.2657   33,552  Lsass.exe
   11/13/2000  08:04p  5.0.2195.2712  906,512  Ntdsa.dll
   11/10/2000  06:56p  5.0.2195.2696  381,712  Samsrv.dll
				
NOTE: To view the version of the file, right-click the file in Windows Explorer, click Properties, and then click the Version tab.

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Windows 2000 Service Pack 2.

Properties

Article ID: 279093 - Last Review: October 21, 2013 - Revision: 2.1
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
Keywords: 
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