This article has been archived. It is offered "as is" and will no longer be updated.
This article describes how to install updates to SQL Server 2000 Desktop Engine (also known as MSDE 2000) to help protect against the Slammer worm when you are using Host Integration Server 2000. The version of MSDE 2000 that is included on the Host Integration Server 2000 CD-ROM is vulnerable to the W32.Slammer worm.
You need MSDE 2000 to install the SNA Host Account Cache service only when you use host security integration features that are included in Host Integration Server 2000.
To help protect MSDE 2000 against the Slammer worm when you are using Host Integration Server 2000, use one of the following methods:
METHOD A: Install post-SP2 security patch MS02-061 on Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Desktop Engine (MSDE).
METHOD B: Install SP3 on MSDE 2000.
METHOD C: Run the SQL Critical Update utility to update the affected files.
METHOD D: Install MSDE 2000 SP3 (new install).
METHOD A: Install Post-SP2 Security Patch MS02-061 on MSDE 2000
To install security patch MS02-061 on SQL Server 2000, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
You can use MSDE 2000 SP3 for new installations of MSDE 2000 without having to first install a vulnerable version of MSDE 2000. You can use the following syntax for new installations of MSDE 2000 SP3 that you will use with Host Integration Server 2000: