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Bugs abound in Internet Explorer

This week, the Exterminator shares news of several bugs in MSIE 4.x and 5.x, as well as HTML bugs in Office 2000. You'll also find information on a Novell Client update and virus updates from Trend Micro.


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

Microsoft Security Bulletin (MS00-055)
Regarding: Internet Explorer 4.x and 5.x
Date Posted: August 9, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to get the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Microsoft has released a patch for Internet Explorer versions 4.x and 5.x. The patch fixes a number of vulnerabilities that could allow a Web site administrator to read the files on a visiting user’s hard drive. For more information on this patch, click on the Information URL above.

Microsoft Security Bulletin (MS00-056)
Regarding: Office 2000
Date Posted: August 9, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to get the patch (requires SR1)
Information URL:Click here for more information

Microsoft recently released a patch for its Office 2000 suite. The patch eliminates a vulnerability that could allow a user to create an HTML file that could possibly crash an Office 2000 application when read or that could run arbitrary code on a user’s machine. Please note that to use this Office patch, you must have SR1 installed. For more information on this patch, click on the Information URL above.

Novell issues
Regarding: Novell Client 4.71
Date Posted: August 9, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to get the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Novell has released an update for its Novell Client version 4.71. It includes two minor .DLL updates, as well as an added file called SRVLOC.SYS. For more information on this update, click on the Information URL above.

Virus updates from Trend Micro
Virus/Worm: W97M_BABLAS.AB
Posted: August 7, 2000
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: VBS_KAKWORM.B
Posted: August 8, 2000
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: TROJ_VBSWG
Posted: August 9, 2000
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

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

Microsoft Security Bulletin (MS00-055)
Regarding: Internet Explorer 4.x and 5.x
Date Posted: August 9, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to get the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Microsoft has released a patch for Internet Explorer versions 4.x and 5.x. The patch fixes a number of vulnerabilities that could allow a Web site administrator to read the files on a visiting user’s hard drive. For more information on this patch, click on the Information URL above.

Microsoft Security Bulletin (MS00-056)
Regarding: Office 2000
Date Posted: August 9, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to get the patch (requires SR1)
Information URL:Click here for more information

Microsoft recently released a patch for its Office 2000 suite. The patch eliminates a vulnerability that could allow a user to create an HTML file that could possibly crash an Office 2000 application when read or that could run arbitrary code on a user’s machine. Please note that to use this Office patch, you must have SR1 installed. For more information on this patch, click on the Information URL above.

Novell issues
Regarding: Novell Client 4.71
Date Posted: August 9, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to get the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Novell has released an update for its Novell Client version 4.71. It includes two minor .DLL updates, as well as an added file called SRVLOC.SYS. For more information on this update, click on the Information URL above.

Virus updates from Trend Micro
Virus/Worm: W97M_BABLAS.AB
Posted: August 7, 2000
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: VBS_KAKWORM.B
Posted: August 8, 2000
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: TROJ_VBSWG
Posted: August 9, 2000
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

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