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After you install security update MS05-018 (KB890859) on a Microsoft Windows 2000-based computer, you may experience any one of the following symptoms:
The Stop error occurs when the computer accesses a NULL DeviceObject object in a volume parameter block. This volume parameter block access is caused by a race condition. This race condition occurs when the computer mounts volumes on removable media devices such as CD or DVD drives.
This Stop error is more likely to occur in the following types of computers:
Hotfix informationA 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:
PrerequisitesYou must have Windows 2000 Service Pack 3 (SP3) or Windows 2000 Service Pack 4 (SP4) installed.
Restart requirementYou must restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix replacement informationThis hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.
File informationThe English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) 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 ---------------------------------------------------------- 06-May-2005 11:45 5.0.2195.7045 1,714,240 Ntkrnlmp.exe 06-May-2005 11:45 5.0.2195.7045 1,713,280 Ntkrnlpa.exe 06-May-2005 11:45 5.0.2195.7045 1,735,488 Ntkrpamp.exe 06-May-2005 11:45 5.0.2195.7045 1,690,432 Ntoskrnl.exe
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a bug in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/890859/ )MS05-018: Vulnerabilities in Windows kernel could allow elevation of privilege and denial of service
Article ID: 898114 - Last Review: September 20, 2006 - Revision: 4.1