You cannot distribute or install a software package in Windows Server 2003 if the software package contains a very large signed file

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SYMPTOMS

You cannot distribute or install a software package in Windows Server 2003 if the software package contains a very large signed file. This problem typically occurs when the signed file is larger than 500 megabytes. For example, you may experience the following symptoms:
  • Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) that is running on a Windows Server 2003-based server cannot deploy Windows Vista Service Pack 1 to the clients.
  • Game manufacturers cannot distribute games that have large signed files.
Note This problem also occurs in Windows XP.

CAUSE

This problem occurs because the WinVerifyTrust function in Windows Server 2003 cannot validate the certificates for large signed files.

RESOLUTION

Update information

To resolve this problem, download the update for Windows Server 2003.

The following files are available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
Update for Windows Server 2003 (KB938759)
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=FE6F8D26-0EDB-475D-8A43-2098FC951CB3
Update for Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition (KB938759)
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=19D42C27-EFE8-4B93-B53F-D76C6E8FD75D
Update for Windows Server 2003 for Itanium-based Systems (KB938759)
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=3DEF24E4-EA1C-44D7-8A9D-50FD1F379091
For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
Microsoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.

Important This update supersedes an older update that was released with the same Microsoft Knowledge Base article number (938759). If you have already applied the old update, you must remove it, and then install the current update. To remove the old update, use the Add or Remove Programs item in Control Panel.

Prerequisites

To apply this update, you must have Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1 or Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 installed on the computer. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
889100 How to obtain the latest service pack for Windows Server 2003

Restart requirement

You must restart the computer after you apply this update.

Update replacement information

This update does not replace any other updates.

File information

The English version of this update 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 item in Control Panel.
Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 1, x86-based versions
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatformSP requirement
Crypt32.dll5.131.3790.3064597,50421-Dec-200716:55x86SP1
Imagehlp.dll5.2.3790.3064150,52821-Dec-200716:55x86SP1
Wintrust.dll5.131.3790.3064168,96021-Dec-200716:55x86SP1
Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 2, x86-based versions
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatformSP requirement
Crypt32.dll5.131.3790.4210596,48021-Dec-200717:19x86SP2
Imagehlp.dll5.2.3790.4210150,01621-Dec-200717:19x86SP2
Wintrust.dll5.131.3790.4210168,96021-Dec-200717:19x86SP2
Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 1, Itanium-based versions
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatformSP requirementService branch
Crypt32.dll5.131.3790.30641,758,20804-Jan-200811:09IA-64SP1Not Applicable
Imagehlp.dll5.2.3790.3064149,50404-Jan-200811:09IA-64SP1Not Applicable
Wintrust.dll5.131.3790.3064480,25604-Jan-200811:09IA-64SP1Not Applicable
Wcrypt32.dll5.131.3790.3064597,50404-Jan-200811:09x86SP1WOW
Wimagehlp.dll5.2.3790.3064150,52804-Jan-200811:09x86SP1WOW
Wwintrust.dll5.131.3790.3064168,96004-Jan-200811:09x86SP1WOW
Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 2, Itanium-based versions
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatformSP requirementService branch
Crypt32.dll5.131.3790.42101,757,69604-Jan-200811:13IA-64SP2Not Applicable
Imagehlp.dll5.2.3790.4210149,50404-Jan-200811:13IA-64SP2Not Applicable
Wintrust.dll5.131.3790.4210480,25604-Jan-200811:13IA-64SP2Not Applicable
Wcrypt32.dll5.131.3790.4210596,48004-Jan-200811:13x86SP2WOW
Wimagehlp.dll5.2.3790.4210150,01604-Jan-200811:13x86SP2WOW
Wwintrust.dll5.131.3790.4210168,96004-Jan-200811:13x86SP2WOW
Windows Server 2003, x64-based versions
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatformSP requirementService branch
Crypt32.dll5.131.3790.30641,430,52804-Jan-200811:08x64SP1Not Applicable
Imagehlp.dll5.2.3790.306461,44004-Jan-200811:08x64SP1Not Applicable
Wintrust.dll5.131.3790.3064310,78404-Jan-200811:08x64SP1Not Applicable
Wcrypt32.dll5.131.3790.3064597,50404-Jan-200811:08x86SP1WOW
Wimagehlp.dll5.2.3790.3064150,52804-Jan-200811:08x86SP1WOW
Wwintrust.dll5.131.3790.3064168,96004-Jan-200811:08x86SP1WOW
Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 2, x64-based versions
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatformSP requirementService branch
Crypt32.dll5.131.3790.42101,430,52804-Jan-200811:15x64SP2Not Applicable
Imagehlp.dll5.2.3790.421061,44004-Jan-200811:15x64SP2Not Applicable
Wintrust.dll5.131.3790.4210310,78404-Jan-200811:15x64SP2Not Applicable
Wcrypt32.dll5.131.3790.4210596,48004-Jan-200811:15x86SP2WOW
Wimagehlp.dll5.2.3790.4210150,01604-Jan-200811:15x86SP2WOW
Wwintrust.dll5.131.3790.4210168,96004-Jan-200811:15x86SP2WOW

STATUS

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

MORE INFORMATION

Known issues

If you upgrade Microsoft Windows 2000 to Windows Server 2003 by using a Windows Server 2003 installation package that is integrated with this upgrade, the upgrade will fail.

For more information about software update terminology, 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

Properties

Article ID: 938759 - Last Review: October 8, 2011 - Revision: 6.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Web Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard x64 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise x64 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter x64 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition for Itanium-based Systems
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition for Itanium-Based Systems
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