MS14-016: Vulnerability in Security Account Manager Remote (SAMR) protocol could allow security feature bypass: March 11, 2014

Introduction

This update resolves a vulnerability in Windows that could allow a security feature bypass if an attacker makes multiple attempts to match passwords to a username.

Summary

Microsoft has released security bulletin MS14-016. Learn more about how to obtain the fixes included in this security bulletin:

How to obtain help and support for this security update

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Known issues and additional information about this security update

The following articles contain additional information about this security update as it relates to individual product versions. The articles may contain known issue information. If this is the case, the known issue is listed under each article link.
  • 2923392 MS14-016: Description of the security update for Active Directory: March 11, 2014
  • 2933528 MS14-016: Description of the security update for Active Directory Application Mode: March 11, 2014
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Article ID: 2934418 - Last Review: Mar 11, 2014 - Revision: 1

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