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Microsoft KB Archive/924867

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Article ID: 924867

Article Last Modified on 10/11/2007



APPLIES TO

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Web Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard x64 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise x64 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter x64 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition for Itanium-based Systems
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition for Itanium-Based Systems
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Datacenter Server



SYMPTOMS

After you apply security update 917422, programs that limit the application stack size to 2,048 bytes might not run. You do not receive any error message when this problem occurs.

For more information about security update 917422, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

917422 MS06-051: Vulnerability in the Windows kernel could result in remote code execution


Microsoft is aware of only a very limited number of programs that are affected by this issue. Currently, the known programs that are affected by this issue are as follows:

Program Company Notes
CD-COPS DataLink CD copy protection program that is used in consumer software CDs
DVD-COPS Datalink DVD copy protection program that is used in consumer software DVDs
WEB-COPS Datalink Copy Protection program that is used in internet-downloadable software
Hyperbowl Pro Hyper Games Uses WEB-COPS and CD-COPS
John Deere Manuals John Deere Uses DVD-COPS in John Deere Manuals on DVD
Encyclopedia Universalis SoftWin Uses DVD-COPS


RESOLUTION

Service pack information

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows Server 2003. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

889100 How to obtain the latest service pack for Windows Server 2003


Update information

To resolve this problem, download and then run the appropriate file. The following files are available for download from the Microsoft download center:

Windows 2000

Windows Server 2003

Windows Server 2003 for Itanium-based Systems

Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition

Windows XP

Windows XP Professional x64 Edition

Release Date: October 17, 2006

For more 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 prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.

WORKAROUND

To work around this problem, increase the stack size of the programs that stop unexpectedly.

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section. This problem was first corrected in Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information about how hotfix packages are named, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

816915 New file naming schema for Microsoft Windows software update packages


For more information about the terms that are used to describe software updates, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates


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