Patch Repository

Windows 2000 Server Patch Details
Patch Name Windows2000-KB839645-x86-ENU.EXE
Patch Description Security Update for Windows 2000 (KB839645)
Bulletin Id MS04-024
Bulletin Title Vulnerability in Windows Shell Could Allow Remote Code Execution (839645)
Severity Important
Location Path Windows2000-KB839645-x86-ENU.EXE
Bulletin Summary This update resolves a newly-discovered- publicly reported vulnerability. A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the way that the Windows Shell launches applications. If a user is logged on with administrative privileges- an attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could take complete control of an affected system- including installing programs; viewing- changing- or deleting data; or creating new accounts with full privileges. However- significant user interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer privileges on the system would be at less risk than users who operate with administrative privileges.
Superceding Bulletin Id None
Patch Release Date Jul 13, 2004

Affected Product Information

Product Name Service Pack Name
Windows 2000 Advanced Server Windows 2000 Service Pack 4
Windows 2000 Professional Windows 2000 Service Pack 4
Windows 2000 Server Windows 2000 Service Pack 4

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