New KB articles January 5-11

Here are the new KB articles for this week that relate to Directory Services. There is an update to Icacls.exe (which is a replacement for CACLS/XCACLS/XCACLS.VBS, etc. for setting NTFS file permissions), updates to TCPIP.SYS and LSASRV.DLL, a Bitlocker update, and a workaround to resolve slow RDP or SMB connections between 2003 SP2 and Vista machines.

KB Title


The Icacls.exe utility that is included with Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 does not support the inheritance bit


MS08-001: Vulnerability in TCP/IP could allow remote code execution


MS08-002: Vulnerability in LSASS could allow local elevation of privilege


A software update is available for versions of Windows Vista that include the Windows BitLocker Drive Encryption feature


A Windows Server 2003-based computer responds slowly to RDP connections or to SMB connections that are made from a Windows Vista-based computer

– Craig Landis