MS00-003: Incorrect Response to Local Procedure Call Causes "Stop" Error Message

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Symptoms
If a Windows NT 4.0-based server attempts to use a local procedure call and the server process responds by using an NtReplyPort function call instead of the NtAcceptConnectPort and NtCompletePort function calls, the server may stop responding (hang) and the following error message may appear on a blue screen:
Stop 0x00000050 PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA
Resolution

Windows NT 4.0

To resolve this problem, obtain the Windows NT 4.0 Security Rollup Package. For additional information, 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 English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
   Date       Time     Size        File name      Platform   -------------------------------------------------------   04/25/00   04:57p     954,176   Ntkrnlmp.exe   Intel   04/25/00   04:57p     933,760   Ntoskrnl.exe   Intel   04/25/00   04:56p   1,401,728   Ntkrnlmp.exe   Alpha   04/25/00   04:56p   1,373,632   Ntoskrnl.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
Status
Microsoft has confirmed that this problem may cause a degree of security vulnerability in Windows NT 4.0.
More information
For more information on this vulnerability, see the following Microsoft Web site:For additional information about local procedure calls, see pages 95 and 119 of the Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Resource Kit.
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Properties

Article ID: 259773 - Last Review: 11/02/2013 19:23:00 - Revision: 3.0

  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Enterprise Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Developer Edition
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