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Security Update, November 3, 2000

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This update resolves the "NetMon Protocol Parsing" security vulnerability in Windows NT® 4.0, and Systems Management Server (SMS). Network Monitor (NetMon) is an administrative tool that is used to monitor network traffic. If malformed data is sent over a network that an administrator is monitoring, it could overrun the buffer (a temporary data storage area on your computer) and either cause the NetMon to fail, or cause code of the sender’s choice to run on the computer that is under the administrator's control. Download now to prevent a malicious user from causing your computer's buffer to overflow.

For more information about this vulnerability, please read Microsoft Security Bulletin MS00-083.

System Requirements

This update applies to:
  • Windows NT 4.0 Server
  • Windows NT 4.0 Server, Terminal Server Edition
  • Windows NT 4.0 Server, Enterprise Edition
  • Systems Management Server 1.2 Service Pack 4.
  • Systems Management Server 2.0

How to download and install

  1. Select your language from the drop-down list above.
  2. Click Next.
  3. On the following page, select the update that is appropriate for your computer, and click Download Now.
  4. Do one of the following:
    • To start the installation immediately, select Run this Program from its Current Location.
    • To copy the download to your computer for installation at a later time, select Save this Program to Disk.
  5. Click OK.

How to use
Restart your computer to complete the installation.

How to uninstall

  1. Click Start, point to Settings, and then click Control Panel.
  2. Double-click Add/Remove Programs.
  3. Select Windows 4.0 Hotfix [See Q274835 for more information] and click Add/Remove to uninstall.
Note Uninstall is not available for versions of this update that apply to SMS 1.2 or SMS 2.0.

 Last Updated: Monday, February 12, 2001
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