Post-Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 6a Security Rollup Package (SRP) Now Available

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Microsoft has released a Security Rollup Package (SRP) for Windows NT 4.0 that includes the functionality from all security patches released for Windows NT 4.0 since the release of Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 6a (SP6a). This small, comprehensive rollup of post-SP6a fixes provides an easier mechanism for managing the rollout of security fixes. Please refer to Microsoft Knowledge Base article 299444 for more information about this rollup package.

The following Microsoft Security Bulletins are included in the SRP.

Core OS

Internet Information Server 4.0

Index Server

Front Page Server Extensions

Additional Information

The fixes for the following vulnerabilities affecting Windows NT 4.0 systems are not included in the SRP. Administrators should read the associated security bulletin to determine if these patches should be applied:

Core OS

  • MS01-022 (296441) - WebDAV Service Provider Can Allow Scripts to Levy Requests as User

  • MS00-079 - Hyperterminal issue (this patch was re-released after the NT4 SRP)

Front Page Server Extensions

  • MS01-035 (300477) - FrontPage Server Extension Sub-Component Contains Unchecked Buffer

Java Virtual Machine

  • MS00-081 (277014) - New Variant of VM File Reading Vulnerability

    Which includes patches for:

    • MS99-031 : Virtual Machine Sandbox Vulnerability

    • MS99-045 : Virtual Machine Verifier Vulnerability

    • MS00-011 : VM File Reading Vulnerability

    • MS00-059 : Java VM Applet Vulnerability

The following fixes are not included in the SRP because they require administrative action rather than a software change. Administrators should ensure that in addition to applying this patch, they also have taken the administrative action discussed in the following bulletins:

Core OS

Internet Information Server

Front Page Server Extensions

To get more information about the security rollup and to download the package, click here.