MS08-037 and reboots

Discussion in 'DNS Server' started by tonyr, Aug 11, 2008.

  1. tonyr

    tonyr Guest

    I've look all through the kb but I don't see a requirement for restarts on
    w2k and w2k3 did I miss something. Please note I've have not even tried the
    install yet, I guess I could an then cancel the reboot until later!
    tonyr, Aug 11, 2008
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  2. Yes, it will need a reboot. Look at all the files it updates. There are
    quite a number of them.

    Here's more info on this hotfix:

    Running an netstat -ab is just displaying the 2500 UDP ports that have been
    reserved, but not necessarily in use.

    MS08-037: Vulnerabilities in DNS could allow spoofing

    How to reserve a range of ephemeral ports on a computer that is running
    Windows Server 2003 or Windows 2000 Server

    MS08-037: Description of the security update for DNS in Windows Server 2003,
    in Windows XP, and in Windows 2000 Server (client side): July 8, 2008:


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    Ace Fekay, MCSE 2003 & 2000, MCSA 2003 & 2000, MCSE+I, MCT,
    MVP Microsoft MVP - Directory Services
    Microsoft Certified Trainer

    For urgent issues, you may want to contact Microsoft PSS directly. Please
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    Ace Fekay [MVP Direcrtory Services], Aug 12, 2008
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