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Exterminator: Failure vulnerability in Windows NT

In this week's Exterminator, we relate a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 that could cause a failure, and we deliver a roundup of information about SQL Server 7.0 and updates from Novell.


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Microsoft Security Bulletin (MS00-040)
Regarding: Windows NT 4.0
Posted: June 8, 2000
Patch URL:Click here for the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Recently, Microsoft released a patch for the Windows NT 4.0 platform. Microsoft states that the vulnerability could be used to make Windows NT 4.0 crash. For more information on this patch, click the Information URL above.

Microsoft Security Bulletin (MS00-041)
Regarding: SQL Server 7.0
Posted: June 14, 2000
Patch URL:Click here for the Intel patch
Patch URL:Click here for the Alpha patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Microsoft has released a patch for its SQL Server version 7.0. The patch eliminates a vulnerability that allows passwords to be compromised if the server is configured incorrectly. For more information on this patch, click the Information URL above.

Novell issues
Regarding: GroupWise 5
Posted: June 8, 2000
Patch URL:Click here for the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Novell has released a patch for GroupWise 5. The patch fixes a problem with Lotus Notes NT Gateway. For more information on this patch, click the Information URL above.

Regarding: Novell Client 3.1
Posted: June 13, 2000
Information URL:Click here for more information

Novell has released an update to the Novell Client for Windows 9x Service Pack 2 and Windows NT 4.0/2000. While you don’t have to upgrade the Novell Client, Novell recommends that you do. Note, however, that the NetWare 4.11 and 4.2 servers must be updated prior to the installation of the Windows 9x SP. For more information on this update and download locations, click on the Information URL above.

Trend Micro virus updates
Virus/Worm: W97M_UNIV
Posted: June 14, 2000
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: TROJ_SUB7.213
Posted: June 13, 2000
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: VBS_APHEX.A
Posted: June 12, 2000
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: TROJ_PROCESSMATE
Posted: June 12, 2000
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: TROJ_WINKILLER.A
Posted: June 12, 2000
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: TROJ_SERBIAN.A
Posted: June 9, 2000
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

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

Virus/Worm: TROJ_PSW.SLYDUDE
Posted: June 8, 2000
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

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