Applying Microsoft security patch KB885250 may cause deletion of read only files to fail on initial attempt.

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    Applying Microsoft security patch KB885250 may cause deletion of read only files to fail on initial attempt.

    This information applies to the following Product(s):
    - Snap Server 4200
    - Snap Server 4400
    - Snap Server 4500
    - Snap Server 14000
    - Snap Server 15000
    - Snap Server 18000

    This information applies to the following Operating System(s):
    - Windows XP
    - Windows Server 2003
    - Windows 2000
    - Windows 2000 Professional
    - Windows 2000 Server
    - Windows 2000 Advanced Server
    - Windows 2000 Datacenter  ---Solution--- A security update affecting numerous Windows OSes introduced compatibility issues between Windows clients and Snap Servers. This update from Microsoft changes the behavior of how a Windows client responds to previously working SMB (Server Message Block) calls.

    For information on this Microsoft security bulletin, see this URL.
    http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS05-011.mspx
    Vulnerability in Server Message Block Could Allow Remote Code Execution (885250): MS05-011

    On Windows systems with KB885250 installed, deleting a file on a Snap server that has the DOS read-only attribute set does not result in the file being deleted. Instead, the file's read-only attribute is cleared. A second deletion attempt should complete successfully.

     

     

     

     

     

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