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Microsoft and Novell both offer a double dose of patches

Microsoft has released an Outlook Web Access alert, and Novell is offering Support Pack 1 for BorderManager. Exterminator has the details on these and other patches, along with the three latest virus alerts 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 (MS01-047)
Regarding: Microsoft Exchange 5.5
Date posted: Sept. 6, 2001
Patch URL: Click here to download the patch.
Information URL: Click here for more information.

Outlook Web Access has a vulnerability in its authentication mechanisms that could allow an attacker to enumerate the global address list without authentication. This vulnerability does not affect Exchange 2000.

Microsoft Security Bulletin (MS01-048)
Regarding: Microsoft Windows NT 4.0
Date posted: Sept. 10, 2001
Patch URL: Click here to download the patch.
Information URL: Click here for more information.

A flaw in the WinNT 4.0 RPC Endpoint Mapper could cause the Mapper to fail if it receives a request with a particular type of malformed data. Any RPC-based services the server provides could be lost.

Novell issues
Regarding: ZENworks for Desktops, ZENworks for Desktops 3
Date posted: Sept. 10, 2001
Patch URL: Click here to download the patch.
Information URL: Click here for more information.

According to Novell, "Installing Inventory fails with 812 and 806 errors." The information link above provides instructions on resolving the issue.

Regarding: Novell BorderManager Enterprise Edition 3.6
Date posted: Sept. 10, 2001
Patch URL: Click here to download the patch.
Information URL: Click here for more information.

Here is Support Pack 1 for BorderManager 3.6. Novell's site is unclear about whether this is an official release or a beta. Like all Support Packs, it contains multiple fixes.

Virus updates from Trend Micro
Virus/Worm: PE_MAGISTR.B
Posted: Sept. 6, 2001
Risk: Medium
Information URL: Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: PE_MTX_II.A
Posted: Sept. 7, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL: Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: TROJ_BLUECODE.A
Posted: Sept. 10, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL: Click here for more information on this virus.

Stay current on virus information
Have you been keeping up with the latest virus information and patches from Microsoft and Novell? If not, visit the Exterminator archive for past columns with information on bugs and patches you may have missed.

 

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 (MS01-047)
Regarding: Microsoft Exchange 5.5
Date posted: Sept. 6, 2001
Patch URL: Click here to download the patch.
Information URL: Click here for more information.

Outlook Web Access has a vulnerability in its authentication mechanisms that could allow an attacker to enumerate the global address list without authentication. This vulnerability does not affect Exchange 2000.

Microsoft Security Bulletin (MS01-048)
Regarding: Microsoft Windows NT 4.0
Date posted: Sept. 10, 2001
Patch URL: Click here to download the patch.
Information URL: Click here for more information.

A flaw in the WinNT 4.0 RPC Endpoint Mapper could cause the Mapper to fail if it receives a request with a particular type of malformed data. Any RPC-based services the server provides could be lost.

Novell issues
Regarding: ZENworks for Desktops, ZENworks for Desktops 3
Date posted: Sept. 10, 2001
Patch URL: Click here to download the patch.
Information URL: Click here for more information.

According to Novell, "Installing Inventory fails with 812 and 806 errors." The information link above provides instructions on resolving the issue.

Regarding: Novell BorderManager Enterprise Edition 3.6
Date posted: Sept. 10, 2001
Patch URL: Click here to download the patch.
Information URL: Click here for more information.

Here is Support Pack 1 for BorderManager 3.6. Novell's site is unclear about whether this is an official release or a beta. Like all Support Packs, it contains multiple fixes.

Virus updates from Trend Micro
Virus/Worm: PE_MAGISTR.B
Posted: Sept. 6, 2001
Risk: Medium
Information URL: Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: PE_MTX_II.A
Posted: Sept. 7, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL: Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: TROJ_BLUECODE.A
Posted: Sept. 10, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL: Click here for more information on this virus.

Stay current on virus information
Have you been keeping up with the latest virus information and patches from Microsoft and Novell? If not, visit the Exterminator archive for past columns with information on bugs and patches you may have missed.

 

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