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A host of patches and updates from Microsoft and Novell

It's been a busy week for the Exterminator. Catch the latest roundup of patches and support packs from Microsoft and Novell, along with nine virus updates from Trend Micro.


Got bugs?
The Exterminator brings you weekly updates on bug fixes, virus recovery, service release announcements, and security notices for Windows, Novell, Linux, and other systems.

Microsoft Security Bulletin (MS00-081)
Regarding: Microsoft Virtual Machine
Date Posted: Oct. 25, 2000
Patch URL:Microsoft suggests upgrading to build 3319
Information URL:Click here for more information

This week, Microsoft has released a statement that a vulnerability exists in the Microsoft Virtual Machine (Microsoft VM). The vulnerability could allow a malevolent user to read files from the machines of a Web site visitor or content contained within an intranet. For more information on this vulnerability, click on the Information URL above.

Microsoft Security Bulletin (MS00-080)
Regarding: Internet Information Server
Date Posted: Oct. 23, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch for IIS 4.0
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch for IIS 5.0
Information URL:Click here for more information

Also this week, Microsoft has released a patch for its Internet Information Server versions 4.0 and 5.0. The patch eliminates a vulnerability that could allow a malevolent user to seize another user’s secure connection under certain circumstances. For more information on this patch, click on the Information URL above.

Novell issues
Regarding: NDS 8
Date Posted: Oct. 24, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Novell has released a patch for licensed NDS for Solaris Corporate Edition users. This patch was designed specifically for SCE and shouldn’t be installed on Solaris servers operating NDS for Solaris 2.0, NDS e-directory for Solaris, or any evaluation software. For more information on this patch, click on the Information URL above.

Regarding: NDS 8
Date Posted: Oct. 24, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Novell has released a patch for licensed NDS e-directory for Solaris users. This patch was designed specifically for e-directory for Solaris and shouldn’t be installed on Solaris servers operating NDS for Solaris 2.0 or any evaluation software. For more information on this patch, click on the Information URL above.

Regarding: NDS 8
Date Posted: Oct. 23, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Novell has released a support pack for its NDS e-directory for Linux. The support pack is designed for only those customers who are running a licensed version of the software and shouldn’t be used on Linux servers running trial versions of the software. For more information on this service pack, click on the Information URL above.

Regarding: ManageWise 2.7
Date Posted: Oct. 23, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Novell has released a support pack for its ManageWise 2.7 software. The support pack is designed only for those customers who are running ManageWise 2.7 and does not support previous versions of the software. For more information on this support pack, click on the Information URL above.

Virus updates from Trend Micro
Virus/Worm: VBS_COLOMBIA
Posted: Oct. 25, 2000
Warning Level: medium
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: PE_MTX.A
Posted: Oct. 25, 2000
Warning Level: medium
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: W97M_CHAMELEON.A
Posted: Oct. 25, 2000
Warning Level: low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: W97M_CHAMELEON.C
Posted: Oct. 25, 2000
Warning Level: low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: W97M_CHAMELEON.B
Posted: Oct. 25, 2000
Warning Level: low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: VBS_LOVELETTR.BH
Posted: Oct. 24, 2000
Warning Level: low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: TROJ_SUB7.BONUS
Posted: Oct. 24, 2000
Warning Level: low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: VBS_GODZILLA
Posted: Oct. 23, 2000
Warning Level: low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: VBS_PLACID
Posted: Oct. 23, 2000
Warning Level: low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Got bugs?
The Exterminator brings you weekly updates on bug fixes, virus recovery, service release announcements, and security notices for Windows, Novell, Linux, and other systems.

Microsoft Security Bulletin (MS00-081)
Regarding: Microsoft Virtual Machine
Date Posted: Oct. 25, 2000
Patch URL:Microsoft suggests upgrading to build 3319
Information URL:Click here for more information

This week, Microsoft has released a statement that a vulnerability exists in the Microsoft Virtual Machine (Microsoft VM). The vulnerability could allow a malevolent user to read files from the machines of a Web site visitor or content contained within an intranet. For more information on this vulnerability, click on the Information URL above.

Microsoft Security Bulletin (MS00-080)
Regarding: Internet Information Server
Date Posted: Oct. 23, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch for IIS 4.0
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch for IIS 5.0
Information URL:Click here for more information

Also this week, Microsoft has released a patch for its Internet Information Server versions 4.0 and 5.0. The patch eliminates a vulnerability that could allow a malevolent user to seize another user’s secure connection under certain circumstances. For more information on this patch, click on the Information URL above.

Novell issues
Regarding: NDS 8
Date Posted: Oct. 24, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Novell has released a patch for licensed NDS for Solaris Corporate Edition users. This patch was designed specifically for SCE and shouldn’t be installed on Solaris servers operating NDS for Solaris 2.0, NDS e-directory for Solaris, or any evaluation software. For more information on this patch, click on the Information URL above.

Regarding: NDS 8
Date Posted: Oct. 24, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Novell has released a patch for licensed NDS e-directory for Solaris users. This patch was designed specifically for e-directory for Solaris and shouldn’t be installed on Solaris servers operating NDS for Solaris 2.0 or any evaluation software. For more information on this patch, click on the Information URL above.

Regarding: NDS 8
Date Posted: Oct. 23, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Novell has released a support pack for its NDS e-directory for Linux. The support pack is designed for only those customers who are running a licensed version of the software and shouldn’t be used on Linux servers running trial versions of the software. For more information on this service pack, click on the Information URL above.

Regarding: ManageWise 2.7
Date Posted: Oct. 23, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Novell has released a support pack for its ManageWise 2.7 software. The support pack is designed only for those customers who are running ManageWise 2.7 and does not support previous versions of the software. For more information on this support pack, click on the Information URL above.

Virus updates from Trend Micro
Virus/Worm: VBS_COLOMBIA
Posted: Oct. 25, 2000
Warning Level: medium
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: PE_MTX.A
Posted: Oct. 25, 2000
Warning Level: medium
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: W97M_CHAMELEON.A
Posted: Oct. 25, 2000
Warning Level: low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: W97M_CHAMELEON.C
Posted: Oct. 25, 2000
Warning Level: low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: W97M_CHAMELEON.B
Posted: Oct. 25, 2000
Warning Level: low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: VBS_LOVELETTR.BH
Posted: Oct. 24, 2000
Warning Level: low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: TROJ_SUB7.BONUS
Posted: Oct. 24, 2000
Warning Level: low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: VBS_GODZILLA
Posted: Oct. 23, 2000
Warning Level: low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: VBS_PLACID
Posted: Oct. 23, 2000
Warning Level: low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

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