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):

    - SnapServer 4200


    - SnapServer 4400


    - SnapServer 4500


    - SnapServer 14000


    - SnapServer 15000


    - SnapServer 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 SnapServer 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.