MS08-066: Vulnerability in the Microsoft Ancillary Function driver could allow elevation of privilege

INTRODUCTION

Microsoft has released security bulletin MS08-066. To view the complete security bulletin, visit one of the following Microsoft Web sites:

How to obtain help and support for this security update


Help installing updates:
Support for Microsoft Update

Security solutions for IT professionals:
TechNet Security Troubleshooting and Support

Help protect your computer that is running Windows from viruses and malware:
Virus Solution and Security Center

Local support according to your country:
International Support

Known issue with this security update

After you install this security update on a Windows XP-based computer or on a Windows Server 2003-based computer that is running ZoneAlarm, you may be unable to connect to the Internet.

This issue may occur when you run the ZoneAlarm versions that are listed in the following table.

Application

Version number range

Zone Alarm Internet Security Suite

6.5.645.000–7.0.482.000

Zone Alarm Pro

6.5.645.000–7.0.482.000

Zone Alarm Anti Virus

6.5.645.000–7.0.482.000

Zone Alarm Anti-Spyware

6.5.645.000–7.0.482.000

Zone Alarm Basic Firewall

6.5.645.000–7.0.482.000

EndPoint Security

6.5.645.000–7.0.865.000 (excluding 7.0.843.0007 and 7.0.866.000)

To resolve this issue, install update 958752.


For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

958752 The version of AFD.SYS that is released together with security update 956189 (MS08-037) and security update 956803 (MS08-066) has an application compatibility issue

File information

The English (United States) version of this software update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). The dates and times for these files on your local computer are displayed in your local time and with your current daylight saving time (DST) bias. Additionally, the dates and times may change when you perform certain operations on the files.


Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 file information notes

  • The files that apply to a specific milestone (RTM, SPn) and service branch (QFE, GDR) are noted in the "SP requirement" and "Service branch" columns.

  • GDR service branches contain only those fixes that are widely released to address widespread, critical issues. QFE service branches contain hotfixes in addition to widely released fixes.

  • In addition to the files that are listed in these tables, this software update also installs an associated security catalog file (KBnumber.cat) that is signed with a Microsoft digital signature.

For all supported x86-based versions of Windows XP

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

SP requirement

Service branch

Afd.sys

5.1.2600.3427

138,368

14-Aug-2008

09:51

x86

SP2

SP2GDR

Afd.sys

5.1.2600.3427

138,368

14-Aug-2008

09:48

x86

SP2

SP2QFE

Afd.sys

5.1.2600.5657

138,496

14-Aug-2008

10:04

x86

SP3

SP3GDR

Afd.sys

5.1.2600.5657

138,496

14-Aug-2008

10:34

x86

SP3

SP3QFE

For all supported x64-based versions of Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP Professional x64 edition

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

SP requirement

Service branch

Afd.sys

5.2.3790.3192

299,008

15-Aug-2008

01:31

x64

SP1

SP1GDR

Afd.sys

5.2.3790.3192

299,520

15-Aug-2008

01:31

x64

SP1

SP1QFE

Afd.sys

5.2.3790.4355

291,840

15-Aug-2008

01:36

x64

SP2

SP2GDR

Afd.sys

5.2.3790.4355

292,352

15-Aug-2008

01:31

x64

SP2

SP2QFE

For all supported x86-based versions of Windows Server 2003

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

SP requirement

Service branch

Afd.sys

5.2.3790.3192

150,528

14-Aug-2008

09:51

x86

SP1

SP1GDR

Afd.sys

5.2.3790.3192

153,088

14-Aug-2008

10:17

x86

SP1

SP1QFE

Afd.sys

5.2.3790.4355

150,528

14-Aug-2008

10:48

x86

SP2

SP2GDR

Afd.sys

5.2.3790.4355

150,528

14-Aug-2008

11:08

x86

SP2

SP2QFE

For all supported IA-64-based versions of Windows Server 2003

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

SP requirement

Service branch

Afd.sys

5.2.3790.3192

582,656

15-Aug-2008

01:31

IA-64

SP1

SP1GDR

Afd.sys

5.2.3790.3192

584,192

15-Aug-2008

01:31

IA-64

SP1

SP1QFE

Afd.sys

5.2.3790.4355

583,680

15-Aug-2008

01:35

IA-64

SP2

SP2GDR

Afd.sys

5.2.3790.4355

584,192

15-Aug-2008

01:31

IA-64

SP2

SP2QFE

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