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SYMPTOMS

, such as the "Every use of the rights of a role" event.

This issue does not occur in Windows XP or in Windows Server 2003.

CAUSE

The issue occurs because a part of the privilege auditing functionality is removed from the SeSinglePrivilegeCheck function in Windows Vista and in Windows Server 2008.

RESOLUTION

A hotfix is available to resolve this issue. This hotfix will restore the privilege auditing functionality in Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008.

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing the problem described in this article. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support (http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support)
Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

Important Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 hotfixes are included in the same packages. However, only one of these products may be listed on the “Hotfix Request” page. To request the hotfix package that applies to both Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008, just select the product that is listed on the page.

Prerequisites

To apply this hotfix, the computer must run Windows Server 2008 or Windows Vista Service Pack 1.

Restart requirement

You have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other previously released hotfixes.

Registry information

To use this hotfix, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

File information

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista file information note

The MANIFEST files (.manifest) and MUM files (.mum) installed for each environment are listed separately. MUM and MANIFEST files, and the associated security catalog (.cat) files, are critical to maintaining the state of the updated component. The security catalog files (attributes not listed) are signed with a Microsoft digital signature.
Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista, x86-based version
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Ntkrnlpa.exe6.0.6001.223653,600,88030-Jan-200918:20Not Applicable
Ntoskrnl.exe6.0.6001.223653,548,14430-Jan-200918:20Not Applicable

Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista, x64-based version
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Ntoskrnl.exe6.0.6001.223654,690,92830-Jan-200916:52x64

Windows Server 2008, Itanium-based version
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Ntoskrnl.exe6.0.6001.223659,491,93630-Jan-200922:12IA-64

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information about the SeSinglePrivilegeCheck function, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms804344.aspx (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms804344.aspx)
For more information about the "Audit privilege use" Group Policy setting, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc784501.aspx (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc784501.aspx)
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684   (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/ ) Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
Additional files for all supported x86-based versions of Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
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File namePackage_for_kb967170_client_1~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mum
File versionNot Applicable
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Date (UTC)31-Jan-2009
Time (UTC)03:38
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File versionNot Applicable
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Date (UTC)31-Jan-2009
Time (UTC)03:38
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Date (UTC)31-Jan-2009
Time (UTC)03:38
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Date (UTC)31-Jan-2009
Time (UTC)03:38
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Date (UTC)31-Jan-2009
Time (UTC)03:38
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Date (UTC)31-Jan-2009
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Time (UTC)03:38
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Date (UTC)31-Jan-2009
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Date (UTC)31-Jan-2009
Time (UTC)03:38
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File versionNot Applicable
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Date (UTC)30-Jan-2009
Time (UTC)18:37
Additional files for all supported x64-based versions of Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
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File nameAmd64_813d396b6de489d22211206c07e2b5dd_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.22365_none_ba1d21e23e3f1e9e.manifest
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Date (UTC)31-Jan-2009
Time (UTC)03:38
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File versionNot Applicable
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Date (UTC)30-Jan-2009
Time (UTC)22:13
File namePackage_for_kb967170_client_1~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mum
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Date (UTC)31-Jan-2009
Time (UTC)03:38
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File versionNot Applicable
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Date (UTC)31-Jan-2009
Time (UTC)03:38
File namePackage_for_kb967170_sc_0~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mum
File versionNot Applicable
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Date (UTC)31-Jan-2009
Time (UTC)03:38
File namePackage_for_kb967170_sc~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mum
File versionNot Applicable
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Date (UTC)31-Jan-2009
Time (UTC)03:38
File namePackage_for_kb967170_server_0~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mum
File versionNot Applicable
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Date (UTC)31-Jan-2009
Time (UTC)03:38
File namePackage_for_kb967170_server~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mum
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Date (UTC)31-Jan-2009
Time (UTC)03:38
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Date (UTC)31-Jan-2009
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File versionNot Applicable
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Date (UTC)31-Jan-2009
Time (UTC)03:38
Additional files for all supported Itanium-based versions of Windows Server 2008
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File nameIa64_775a5e67e89ddafe62533e07f1d0bc00_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.22365_none_3f815a3971f8001c.manifest
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Date (UTC)31-Jan-2009
Time (UTC)03:38
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Date (UTC)31-Jan-2009
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Time (UTC)03:38
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Date (UTC)31-Jan-2009
Time (UTC)03:38
File namePackage_for_kb967170_winpesrv_0~31bf3856ad364e35~ia64~~6.0.1.0.mum
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Date (UTC)31-Jan-2009
Time (UTC)03:38
File namePackage_for_kb967170_winpesrv~31bf3856ad364e35~ia64~~6.0.1.0.mum
File versionNot Applicable
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APPLIES TO
  • Windows Server 2008 Datacenter
  • Windows Server 2008 Enterprise
  • Windows Server 2008 Standard
  • Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Business
  • Windows Vista Business 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Enterprise
  • Windows Vista Ultimate
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