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Double trouble in Windows 9x

The Exterminator has discovered a couple of nasty bugs in the Windows 9x family of operating systems. Find out the details, read about an interesting little installation bug that's been fixed in NetWare 5.x, and get your 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 (MS00-073)
Regarding: Windows 9x and Me
Date Posted: Oct. 11, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch for Windows 95
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch for Windows 98
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch for Windows Me
Information URL:Click here for more information

This week, Microsoft has released a patch for its Windows 9x family of operating systems. The patch eliminates a vulnerability that could cause an affected machine to fail. If a certain number of affected machines exist on a network, they can be used to flood that network with redundant data. For more information on this patch, click on the Information URL above.

Microsoft Security Bulletin (MS00-072)
Regarding: Windows 9x and Me
Date Posted: Oct. 10, 2000
Patch URL: Windows 95 patch not available at press time
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch for Windows 98
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch for Windows Me
Information URL:Click here for more information

Also this week, Microsoft has released another patch for Windows 9x operating systems. This patch eliminates a vulnerability that could allow a user to programmatically access a file share without having to know the entire password. For more information on this update, click on the Information URL above.

Novell issues
Regarding: NetWare 5.x
Date Posted: Oct. 9, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Novell has released an update to its NetWare 5.x software that fixes a problem with installation failures. The upgrade specifically fixes problems with the NetWare 5.x In-Place upgrade failing, which normally occurs before or after the Xconsole Java GUI loads. For more information on this update, click on the Information URL above.

Virus updates from Trend Micro
Virus/Worm: X97M_BARISADA.H
Posted: Oct. 8, 2000
Warning Level: low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: X97M_READY.A
Posted: Oct. 8, 2000
Warning Level: low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: TROJ_MTX.B
Posted: Oct. 8, 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 (MS00-073)
Regarding: Windows 9x and Me
Date Posted: Oct. 11, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch for Windows 95
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch for Windows 98
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch for Windows Me
Information URL:Click here for more information

This week, Microsoft has released a patch for its Windows 9x family of operating systems. The patch eliminates a vulnerability that could cause an affected machine to fail. If a certain number of affected machines exist on a network, they can be used to flood that network with redundant data. For more information on this patch, click on the Information URL above.

Microsoft Security Bulletin (MS00-072)
Regarding: Windows 9x and Me
Date Posted: Oct. 10, 2000
Patch URL: Windows 95 patch not available at press time
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch for Windows 98
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch for Windows Me
Information URL:Click here for more information

Also this week, Microsoft has released another patch for Windows 9x operating systems. This patch eliminates a vulnerability that could allow a user to programmatically access a file share without having to know the entire password. For more information on this update, click on the Information URL above.

Novell issues
Regarding: NetWare 5.x
Date Posted: Oct. 9, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Novell has released an update to its NetWare 5.x software that fixes a problem with installation failures. The upgrade specifically fixes problems with the NetWare 5.x In-Place upgrade failing, which normally occurs before or after the Xconsole Java GUI loads. For more information on this update, click on the Information URL above.

Virus updates from Trend Micro
Virus/Worm: X97M_BARISADA.H
Posted: Oct. 8, 2000
Warning Level: low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: X97M_READY.A
Posted: Oct. 8, 2000
Warning Level: low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: TROJ_MTX.B
Posted: Oct. 8, 2000
Warning Level: low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

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