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Exterminator looks at year-end bugs

This week, Exterminator brings TechRepublic members the final bug roundup for 2000. You'll find a patch for Internet Information Server, along with Novell updates and the latest virus info from Trend Micro.


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 (MS00-100)
Regarding: Internet Information Server 4.0 and 5.0
Date Posted: Dec. 22, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the 4.0 patch.

Patch URL:Click here to download the 5.0 patch.
Information URL:Click here for more information.

Microsoft has released a patch for its Internet Information Server, versions 4 and 5. The patch eliminates a vulnerability that could allow a user to prevent IIS from providing services. For more information on this patch, click on the Information URL above.

Novell issues
Regarding: ZenWorks for Desktops 3
Date Posted: Dec. 21, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch.
Information URL:Click here for more information.

Novell has released Support Pack 1 for its ZenWorks for Desktops 3 software. For information on the changes made in this support pack and installation instructions, visit the Information URL above.

Regarding: NetWare 5.0 and 5.1
Date Posted: Dec. 21, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch.
Information URL:Click here for more information.

Novell has released a post-NetWare service pack for its NetWare 5.0 and 5.1 clients. The service pack updates the NDPS v2.x file in the 5.0 SP6 and 5.1 SP2. For more information on this patch, click on the Information URL above.

Virus updates from Trend Micro
Virus/Worm: JOKE_GHOST
Posted: Dec. 27, 2000
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: PE_SST.952
Posted: Dec. 27, 2000
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: DROPPER_12M
Posted: Dec. 27, 2000
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: W97M_METYS.K
Posted: Dec. 26, 2000
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: PE_KRIZ.3862
Posted: Dec. 23, 2000
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: PE_KRIZ.4271
Posted: Dec. 23, 2000
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

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 (MS00-100)
Regarding: Internet Information Server 4.0 and 5.0
Date Posted: Dec. 22, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the 4.0 patch.

Patch URL:Click here to download the 5.0 patch.
Information URL:Click here for more information.

Microsoft has released a patch for its Internet Information Server, versions 4 and 5. The patch eliminates a vulnerability that could allow a user to prevent IIS from providing services. For more information on this patch, click on the Information URL above.

Novell issues
Regarding: ZenWorks for Desktops 3
Date Posted: Dec. 21, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch.
Information URL:Click here for more information.

Novell has released Support Pack 1 for its ZenWorks for Desktops 3 software. For information on the changes made in this support pack and installation instructions, visit the Information URL above.

Regarding: NetWare 5.0 and 5.1
Date Posted: Dec. 21, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch.
Information URL:Click here for more information.

Novell has released a post-NetWare service pack for its NetWare 5.0 and 5.1 clients. The service pack updates the NDPS v2.x file in the 5.0 SP6 and 5.1 SP2. For more information on this patch, click on the Information URL above.

Virus updates from Trend Micro
Virus/Worm: JOKE_GHOST
Posted: Dec. 27, 2000
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: PE_SST.952
Posted: Dec. 27, 2000
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: DROPPER_12M
Posted: Dec. 27, 2000
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: W97M_METYS.K
Posted: Dec. 26, 2000
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: PE_KRIZ.3862
Posted: Dec. 23, 2000
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: PE_KRIZ.4271
Posted: Dec. 23, 2000
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

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