MS08-003: Vulnerability in Active Directory could allow denial of service

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INTRODUCTION

Microsoft has released security bulletin MS08-003. This security bulletin contains all the relevant information about the corresponding security update. This information includes file manifest information and deployment options. To view the complete security bulletin, visit one of the following Microsoft Web sites:

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Known issues with this security update

  • After you install this security update, LDAP queries may fail for large result sets on a Windows Server 2003-based computer. For more information about this issue, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    949876 LDAP queries fail for large result sets after security update MS08-003 is applied on a Windows Server 2003-based computer

Additional information about this security update

For more information about this security update and for information about any known issues with specific releases of this software, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
931374 MS08-003: Description of security update for Active Directory Application Mode (ADAM) in Windows Server 2003 or Windows XP: February 12, 2008

943484 MS08-003: Description of the security update for Active Directory in Windows 2000 Server and in Windows Server 2003: February 12, 2008

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Article ID: 946538 - Last Review: July 18, 2012 - Revision: 5.0
Applies to
  • Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2, when used with:
    • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1, when used with:
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition (32-bit x86)
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition (32-bit x86)
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition for Itanium-based Systems
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition for Itanium-Based Systems
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter x64 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard x64 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise x64 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2, when used with:
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter x64 Edition
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition (32-bit x86)
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard x64 Edition
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition (32-bit x86)
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise x64 Edition
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition for Itanium-based Systems
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition for Itanium-Based Systems
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition (32-bit x86)
    • Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
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