LSA Memory Leak Due to SetPassword Call

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When you use the System Monitor tool, you may notice memory leaks in the Local Security Authority (LSA) during a Kerberos change-password request or when LSA loads a security package. You may need to restart the computer to restore performance and to shrink Lsass.exe.
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in theMicrosoft Knowledge Base:
260910 How to Obtain the Latest Windows 2000 Service Pack
The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download 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-language version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
   Date        Time    Version        Size     File name   --------------------------------------------------------   02/12/2001  07:23p  5.0.2195.2842  130,320  Adsldpc.dll   02/12/2001  07:23p  5.0.2195.2867  360,208  Advapi32.dll   02/12/2001  07:23p  5.0.2195.2785  133,904  Dnsapi.dll   02/12/2001  07:23p  5.0.2195.2778   90,896  Dnsrslvr.dll   02/12/2001  07:22p  5.0.2195.2867  521,488  Instlsa5.dll   02/12/2001  07:23p  5.0.2195.2862  140,560  Kdcsvc.dll   01/29/2001  09:19p  5.0.2195.2862  198,928  Kerberos.dll   01/26/2001  10:15p  5.0.2195.2862   69,456  Ksecdd.sys   02/12/2001  07:23p  5.0.2195.2867  503,568  Lsasrv.dll   01/30/2001  09:04p  5.0.2195.2867   33,552  Lsass.exe   01/29/2001  09:19p  5.0.2195.2862  108,816  Msv1_0.dll   02/12/2001  07:23p  5.0.2195.2808  311,056  Netapi32.dll   02/12/2001  07:23p  5.0.2195.2865  366,352  Netlogon.dll   02/12/2001  07:23p  5.0.2195.2864  910,608  Ntdsa.dll   02/12/2001  07:23p  5.0.2195.2864  362,256  Samsrv.dll   02/12/2001  07:23p  5.0.2195.2797  128,272  Wldap32.dll				

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Windows 2000 Service Pack 2.
For additional information about how to install Windows 2000 and Windows 2000 hotfixes at the same time, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
249149 Installing Microsoft Windows 2000 and Windows 2000 Hotfixes

Article ID: 288861 - Last Review: 02/28/2014 04:25:42 - Revision: 4.3

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  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server SP1
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