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Windows 2000 Server Patch Details Windows 2000 Server Patches

Patch Name : Windows2000-KB956802-x86-ENU.EXE
Patch Description : Security Update for Windows 2000 (KB956802)
Bulletin Id : MS08-071
Bulletin Title : Vulnerabilities in GDI Could Allow Remote Code Execution (956802)
KnowledgeBase : 956802
Severity : Critical
Location Path : Windows2000-KB956802-x86-ENU.EXE
Bulletin Summary: This security update resolves two privately reported vulnerabilities in GDI. Exploitation of either of these vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted WMF image file. An attacker who successfully exploited these vulnerabilities could take complete control of an affected system. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights.
Superceding Bulletin Id : None
Patch Release Date : Dec 9, 2008
CVE Id : CVE-2008-2249
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
Registry changes  
Registry Path Key Name Key Value
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Updates\Windows 2000\SP5\KB956802 -2

 
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