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It may be possible for a malicious user to gain additional privileges on your Windows NT-based computer if the user can interactively log on to the computer. The unauthorized privileges include the ability to take the following actions:
Cause code to run in a local system context.
Cause code to run the next time another user logs on to the same computer.
Disable the security protection for a previously reported vulnerability.
Windows NT 4.0
To resolve this problem, obtain the individual package referenced below or obtain the Windows NT 4.0 Security Rollup Package. For additional information on the SRP, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
299444 Post-Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 6a Security Rollup Package (SRP)
The following files are available for download from the MicrosoftDownload Center:
For additional 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 to prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
Date Time Size File name Platform ------------------------------------------------ 04/11/00 08:19p 41,744 Regacl40.exe Intel 04/12/00 03:43p 95,504 Regacl40.exe Alpha
Microsoft Windows NT Server version 4.0, Terminal Server Edition
To resolve this problem, obtain the Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition, Security Rollup Package (SRP). For additional information about the SRP, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
317636 Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition, Security Rollup Package
Microsoft has confirmed that this problem may cause a degree of security vulnerability in Windows NT 4.0.
For related information about this problem, please visit the following Microsoft Web sites: