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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- =========================================================================== AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution ESB-2000.069 -- Microsoft Security Bulletin (MS00-024) Tool Available for "OffloadModExpo Registry Permissions" Vulnerability 17 April 2000 =========================================================================== Microsoft Corporation has released a tool that installs tighter permissions on a Windows NT 4.0 registry key. The default permissions may allow a malicious user, who can interactively log onto a Windows NT 4.0 machine, to compromise the cryptographic keys of other users who subsequently log onto the same machine: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms00-024.asp =========================================================================== This security bulletin is provided as a service to AusCERT's members. As AusCERT did not write the document referenced above, AusCERT has had no control over its content. The decision to use any or all of this information is the responsibility of each user or organisation, and should be done so in accordance with site policies and procedures. If you have any questions or need further information, please contact Microsoft Corporation directly. Previous advisories and external security bulletins can be retrieved from: http://www.auscert.org.au/Information/advisories.html If you believe that your system has been compromised, contact AusCERT or your representative in FIRST (Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams). Internet Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Facsimile: (07) 3365 7031 Telephone: (07) 3365 4417 (International: +61 7 3365 4417) AusCERT personnel answer during Queensland business hours which are GMT+10:00 (AEST). On call after hours for emergencies. -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: 2.6.3i Charset: noconv Comment: ftp://ftp.auscert.org.au/pub/auscert/AUSCERT_PGP.key iQCVAwUBOXXR6Sh9+71yA2DNAQGf0AQAnNJaDRvoH4yRNT/1bqEKMpy6IjgJnscD W85O1ZtBGnhI0P5BnE7RE3kMAbxEglEx0n4/1NXYAar8ppnBRmWs+R/GYKln6zxc XNaeWLgfMYakzjsopGoEJYH20/f8mvcUPGp954B3ihZdBZO+x02WQCR0DJ9gRpV1 2WZiRZ33Ujc= =PZ7n -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----