An access violation occurs in Lsass.exe in Windows 2000 Server

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When you use a Microsoft Windows 2000 Server domain controller, an access violation error occurs in the Lsass.exe process, and the computer restarts.


This problem may occur if a pointer is read from a global data structure at the same time that a Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) connection time-out causes another thread to free the pointer.


Hotfix information

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

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, submit a request to Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
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No prerequisites are required.

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart your computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.

File information

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in coordinated universal time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
   Date         Time   Version            Size    File name
   03-Feb-2004  19:16  5.0.2195.6890     124,688  Adsldp.dll
   03-Feb-2004  19:16  5.0.2195.6894     132,368  Adsldpc.dll
   03-Feb-2004  19:16  5.0.2195.6890      63,760  Adsmsext.dll
   03-Feb-2004  19:16  5.0.2195.6876     381,712  Advapi32.dll
   03-Feb-2004  19:16  5.0.2195.6866      69,904  Browser.dll
   03-Feb-2004  19:16  5.0.2195.6824     136,464  Dnsapi.dll
   03-Feb-2004  19:16  5.0.2195.6876      96,528  Dnsrslvr.dll
   03-Feb-2004  19:16  5.0.2195.6883      47,376  Eventlog.dll
   03-Feb-2004  19:16  5.0.2195.6890     148,240  Kdcsvc.dll
   08-Dec-2003  23:28  5.0.2195.6881     206,096  Kerberos.dll
   21-Sep-2003  00:32  5.0.2195.6824      71,888  Ksecdd.sys
   30-Jan-2004  21:00  5.0.2195.6895     512,272  Lsasrv.dll
   30-Jan-2004  21:00  5.0.2195.6895      33,552  Lsass.exe
   17-Oct-2003  00:33  5.0.2195.6866     114,960  Msv1_0.dll
   03-Feb-2004  19:16  5.0.2195.6893     307,984  Netapi32.dll
   03-Feb-2004  19:16  5.0.2195.6891     361,744  Netlogon.dll
   03-Feb-2004  19:16  5.0.2195.6896     933,136  Ntdsa.dll
   03-Feb-2004  19:16  5.0.2195.6890     392,464  Samsrv.dll
   03-Feb-2004  19:16  5.0.2195.6893     114,448  Scecli.dll
   03-Feb-2004  19:16  5.0.2195.6895     260,368  Scesrv.dll
   09-Jan-2004  01:41  5.0.2195.6888   5,854,720  Sp3res.dll
   03-Feb-2004  19:16  5.0.2195.6824      48,912  W32time.dll
   21-Sep-2003  00:32  5.0.2195.6824      57,104  W32tm.exe
   03-Feb-2004  19:16  5.0.2195.6869     126,224  Wldap32.dll


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


For additional information about the new file naming schema for Microsoft Windows software update packages, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
816915 New file naming schema for Microsoft Windows software update packages
For additional information about the terminology that is used in this article, 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


Article ID: 835561 - Last Review: October 26, 2013 - Revision: 2.6
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
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