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Microsoft offers OWA patch and Novell releases five new updates

A glitch in Microsoft Outlook Web Access could allow an HTML e-mail to execute. Exterminator has the links you need to get it fixed, plus a collection of Novell updates and Trend Micro virus news, including the latest on the Goner worm.


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Microsoft Security Bulletin (MS01-057)
Regarding: Outlook Web Access/Exchange Server 5.5
Date posted: Dec. 6, 2001
Patch URL: Click here to download the patch.
Information URL: Click here for more information.

According to Microsoft, "A flaw exists in the way OWA handles inline script in messages in conjunction with Internet Explorer." Specially formed HTML in an e-mail could execute if opened in Outlook Web Access. Microsoft also cautions that the patch should not be installed on systems running a version of Internet Explorer prior to 5.0.

Novell issues
Regarding: NetWare
Date posted: Dec. 7, 2001
Patch URL: Click here to download the patch.
Information URL: Click here for more information.

In typical Novell fashion, this download contains too many updates to mention. If you're running NetWare 6.0 or NetWare 5.1 FTP Server, you'll probably want this collection.

Regarding: NetWare
Date posted: Dec. 7, 2001
Patch URL: Click here to download the patch.
Information URL: Click here for more information.

The fixes contained in this group are for NetWare 5.x and replace the ones from NetWare 5.1 Support Pack 3.

Regarding: NDS Corporate Edition
Date posted: Dec. 10, 2001
Patch URL: Click here to download the patch.
Information URL: Click here for more information.

This is a new version of SAMSRV.DLL for NT 4.0 servers with Account Management 2.10 Domain Redirection. It contains fixes for four issues, including a password expiration problem and a problem with Groups Name Cache.

Regarding: NDS Corporate Edition
Date posted: Dec. 10, 2001
Patch URL: Click here to download the patch.
Information URL: Click here for more information.

A related patch to the one above, this version of Sammig.exe "fixes a problem when migrating groups with similar names from the Domain to NDS." If your group names are too similar, only the first will be created during the migration.

Regarding: Account Management 2.1 for NT
Date posted: Dec. 10, 2001
Patch URL: Click here to download the patch.
Information URL: Click here for more information.

If your Account Management 2.10 snap-ins aren't up to par, boost their performance with this download from Novell.

Virus updates from Trend Micro
Virus/Worm: WORM_GONE.A
Posted: Dec. 7, 2001
Risk: Medium
Information URL: Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: WORM_UPDATR.A
Posted: Dec. 7, 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 that 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 (MS01-057)
Regarding: Outlook Web Access/Exchange Server 5.5
Date posted: Dec. 6, 2001
Patch URL: Click here to download the patch.
Information URL: Click here for more information.

According to Microsoft, "A flaw exists in the way OWA handles inline script in messages in conjunction with Internet Explorer." Specially formed HTML in an e-mail could execute if opened in Outlook Web Access. Microsoft also cautions that the patch should not be installed on systems running a version of Internet Explorer prior to 5.0.

Novell issues
Regarding: NetWare
Date posted: Dec. 7, 2001
Patch URL: Click here to download the patch.
Information URL: Click here for more information.

In typical Novell fashion, this download contains too many updates to mention. If you're running NetWare 6.0 or NetWare 5.1 FTP Server, you'll probably want this collection.

Regarding: NetWare
Date posted: Dec. 7, 2001
Patch URL: Click here to download the patch.
Information URL: Click here for more information.

The fixes contained in this group are for NetWare 5.x and replace the ones from NetWare 5.1 Support Pack 3.

Regarding: NDS Corporate Edition
Date posted: Dec. 10, 2001
Patch URL: Click here to download the patch.
Information URL: Click here for more information.

This is a new version of SAMSRV.DLL for NT 4.0 servers with Account Management 2.10 Domain Redirection. It contains fixes for four issues, including a password expiration problem and a problem with Groups Name Cache.

Regarding: NDS Corporate Edition
Date posted: Dec. 10, 2001
Patch URL: Click here to download the patch.
Information URL: Click here for more information.

A related patch to the one above, this version of Sammig.exe "fixes a problem when migrating groups with similar names from the Domain to NDS." If your group names are too similar, only the first will be created during the migration.

Regarding: Account Management 2.1 for NT
Date posted: Dec. 10, 2001
Patch URL: Click here to download the patch.
Information URL: Click here for more information.

If your Account Management 2.10 snap-ins aren't up to par, boost their performance with this download from Novell.

Virus updates from Trend Micro
Virus/Worm: WORM_GONE.A
Posted: Dec. 7, 2001
Risk: Medium
Information URL: Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: WORM_UPDATR.A
Posted: Dec. 7, 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 that you may have missed.

 

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