Security

Big beta support week for Novell software

Novell has issued several beta releases of software fixes for many of their software distributions. Check out these fixes and find out the latest on Microsoft's IIS server and Trend Micro virus updates in this week's Exterminator.


Stamp out your bugs with the Exterminator
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 (MS00-079)
Regarding: Microsoft HyperTerminal
Date Posted: Oct. 18, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch for Windows 98
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch for Windows Me
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch for Windows 2K
Information URL:Click here for more information

This week, Microsoft has released a security patch for its HyperTerminal software, included in many distributions of Windows operating systems. The patch eliminates a vulnerability that could allow a user to execute subjective code on another user’s machine. For more information on this patch, click on the Information URL above.

Microsoft Security Bulletin (MS00-078)
Regarding: Microsoft IIS 4.0 and 5.0
Date Posted: Oct. 17, 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

Microsoft has released a patch for its Internet Information Server software, versions 4.0 and 5.0. The patch eliminates a vulnerability of the IIS software that could potentially allow a user to cause destructive actions against the server, as well as running programs on it. For more information on this patch, click on the Information URL above.

Novell Issues
Regarding: ManageWise 2.7
Date Posted: Oct. 18, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the support pack
Information URL:Click here for more information

Novell has released a BETA support pack for ManageWise 2.7. This pack should be used only with ManageWise version 2.7 and not previous versions of the software. For more information on this support pack, click on the Information URL above.

Regarding: BorderManager 3
Date Posted: Oct. 18, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the support pack
Information URL:Click here for more information

Novell has released a BETA support pack for BorderManager version 3.0. The support pack provides fixes included in previous support packs, so no additional downloads are required to update. For more information on this support pack, click on the Information URL above.

Regarding: BorderManager 3.5
Date Posted: Oct. 18, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the support pack
Information URL:Click here for more information

Novell has released a second BETA support pack for BorderManager version 3.5. The support pack provides fixes included in previous support packs, so no additional downloads are required to update. For more information on this support pack, click on the Information URL above.

Regarding: GroupWise 5.5
Date Posted: Oct. 18, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the support pack (English only)
Patch URL:Click here to download the support pack
Information URL:Click here for more information

Novell has released Enhancement Pack SP2 for its GroupWise software. The Enhancement Pack SP2 is designed specifically for GroupWise 5.5 and should not be used with any other version of GroupWise software. For more information on this support pack, click on the Information URL above.

Regarding: NetWare 4.x and 5.x
Date Posted: Oct. 18, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the NetWare 4.x support pack 9
Patch URL:Click here to download the NetWare 5.x support pack 6
Information URL:Click here for more information

Novell has released two BETA support packs for its NetWare software. The first pack is specifically for NetWare 4.x, and the second is for NetWare 5.x. Be sure to install the correct support pack for the version of NetWare you’re running. For more information about these support packs, click on the Information URL above.

Virus updates from Trend Micro
Virus/Worm: W97M_SHORE.D
Posted: Oct. 18, 2000
Warning Level: low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: PE_DENGUE
Posted: Oct. 17, 2000
Warning Level: low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Stamp out your bugs with the Exterminator
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 (MS00-079)
Regarding: Microsoft HyperTerminal
Date Posted: Oct. 18, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch for Windows 98
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch for Windows Me
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch for Windows 2K
Information URL:Click here for more information

This week, Microsoft has released a security patch for its HyperTerminal software, included in many distributions of Windows operating systems. The patch eliminates a vulnerability that could allow a user to execute subjective code on another user’s machine. For more information on this patch, click on the Information URL above.

Microsoft Security Bulletin (MS00-078)
Regarding: Microsoft IIS 4.0 and 5.0
Date Posted: Oct. 17, 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

Microsoft has released a patch for its Internet Information Server software, versions 4.0 and 5.0. The patch eliminates a vulnerability of the IIS software that could potentially allow a user to cause destructive actions against the server, as well as running programs on it. For more information on this patch, click on the Information URL above.

Novell Issues
Regarding: ManageWise 2.7
Date Posted: Oct. 18, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the support pack
Information URL:Click here for more information

Novell has released a BETA support pack for ManageWise 2.7. This pack should be used only with ManageWise version 2.7 and not previous versions of the software. For more information on this support pack, click on the Information URL above.

Regarding: BorderManager 3
Date Posted: Oct. 18, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the support pack
Information URL:Click here for more information

Novell has released a BETA support pack for BorderManager version 3.0. The support pack provides fixes included in previous support packs, so no additional downloads are required to update. For more information on this support pack, click on the Information URL above.

Regarding: BorderManager 3.5
Date Posted: Oct. 18, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the support pack
Information URL:Click here for more information

Novell has released a second BETA support pack for BorderManager version 3.5. The support pack provides fixes included in previous support packs, so no additional downloads are required to update. For more information on this support pack, click on the Information URL above.

Regarding: GroupWise 5.5
Date Posted: Oct. 18, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the support pack (English only)
Patch URL:Click here to download the support pack
Information URL:Click here for more information

Novell has released Enhancement Pack SP2 for its GroupWise software. The Enhancement Pack SP2 is designed specifically for GroupWise 5.5 and should not be used with any other version of GroupWise software. For more information on this support pack, click on the Information URL above.

Regarding: NetWare 4.x and 5.x
Date Posted: Oct. 18, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the NetWare 4.x support pack 9
Patch URL:Click here to download the NetWare 5.x support pack 6
Information URL:Click here for more information

Novell has released two BETA support packs for its NetWare software. The first pack is specifically for NetWare 4.x, and the second is for NetWare 5.x. Be sure to install the correct support pack for the version of NetWare you’re running. For more information about these support packs, click on the Information URL above.

Virus updates from Trend Micro
Virus/Worm: W97M_SHORE.D
Posted: Oct. 18, 2000
Warning Level: low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: PE_DENGUE
Posted: Oct. 17, 2000
Warning Level: low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

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