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Microsoft finally enters the bug race for 2001

This week, Exterminator shares the first Microsoft bug report for the year 2001—and it's a doozy! Find out the details, along with the latest information on updates from Novell and virus alerts from Trend Micro.


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Microsoft Security Bulletin (MS01-001)
Regarding: Windows 2000, Windows Me, Office 2000
Date Posted: Jan. 11, 2001
Patch URL:Click here to download the Win2K patch
Patch URL:Click here to download the WinMe patch
Patch URL:Click here to download the Office patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

For its first bug patch of the New Year, Microsoft has posted information about the Windows 2000 and Windows Me operating systems, as well as the Office 2000 suite. A vulnerability has been detected within these systems that could allow a malicious user to receive logon information from other users when requesting an Office 2000 document from a Web server. For more information on this patch, click on the Information URL above.

Novell issues
Regarding: BorderManager 3.0 and 3.5
Date Posted: Jan. 16, 2001
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Novell has released a sign-on update for its BorderManager software versions 3.0 and 3.5. The update helps to eliminate issues with authentication timing out during user sign-on. For more information on this update, click on the Information URL above.

Regarding: Novell Clients
Date Posted: Jan. 16, 2001
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Novell has also released an update for all Novell Clients. The update fixes errors that occur during the startup of NWIP Adaptor service on a Windows 2000 machine with SP1 installed. For more information on this update, click on the Information URL above.

Virus updates from Trend Micro
Virus/Worm: VBS_TOSSED.A
Posted: Jan. 17, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: PHP_NEWWORLD.A
Posted: Jan. 17, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: VBS_DAVINIA.A
Posted: Jan. 16, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: BAT_ATARIS.D
Posted: Jan. 16, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: W97M_XTHREE.A
Posted: Jan. 15, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: VBS_MILL.F
Posted: Jan. 15, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Stay current on virus information
Are you keeping up with the latest virus information from Microsoft and Novell? If not, visit the Exterminator archive for past Exterminator 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 (MS01-001)
Regarding: Windows 2000, Windows Me, Office 2000
Date Posted: Jan. 11, 2001
Patch URL:Click here to download the Win2K patch
Patch URL:Click here to download the WinMe patch
Patch URL:Click here to download the Office patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

For its first bug patch of the New Year, Microsoft has posted information about the Windows 2000 and Windows Me operating systems, as well as the Office 2000 suite. A vulnerability has been detected within these systems that could allow a malicious user to receive logon information from other users when requesting an Office 2000 document from a Web server. For more information on this patch, click on the Information URL above.

Novell issues
Regarding: BorderManager 3.0 and 3.5
Date Posted: Jan. 16, 2001
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Novell has released a sign-on update for its BorderManager software versions 3.0 and 3.5. The update helps to eliminate issues with authentication timing out during user sign-on. For more information on this update, click on the Information URL above.

Regarding: Novell Clients
Date Posted: Jan. 16, 2001
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Novell has also released an update for all Novell Clients. The update fixes errors that occur during the startup of NWIP Adaptor service on a Windows 2000 machine with SP1 installed. For more information on this update, click on the Information URL above.

Virus updates from Trend Micro
Virus/Worm: VBS_TOSSED.A
Posted: Jan. 17, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: PHP_NEWWORLD.A
Posted: Jan. 17, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: VBS_DAVINIA.A
Posted: Jan. 16, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: BAT_ATARIS.D
Posted: Jan. 16, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: W97M_XTHREE.A
Posted: Jan. 15, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: VBS_MILL.F
Posted: Jan. 15, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

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

 

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