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Microsoft releases a tool/patch kit for Windows 2000

Exterminator has rounded up information on several Microsoft fixes this week, including a new tool and patch kit for Windows 2000. Find out the details and check out the latest Novell update and Trend Micro virus news.


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 (MS01-004)
Regarding: Microsoft IIS
Date Posted: Jan. 29, 2001
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

This week, Microsoft released a patch for its Internet Information Server, versions 4 and 5. The patch eliminates a vulnerability that could allow a malicious user to read file fragments from an affected Web server. For more information on this update, click on the Information URL above.

Microsoft Security Bulletin (MS01-005)
Regarding: Windows 2000
Date Posted: Jan. 30, 2001
Patch URL:Click here to download the tool
Patch URL:Click here to download the Win2K patch
Patch URL:Click here to download the Win2K SP1 patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Also this week, Microsoft released a tool and patch for its Windows 2000 operating systems. According to Microsoft’s TechNet Security Bulletin, the tool and patch help users “diagnose and eliminate the effects of anomalies in the packaging of hotfixes” for Windows 2000 machines. Microsoft said these anomalies could uninstall updates, such as security patches from Win2K machines. For more information on this update, click on the Information URL above.

Microsoft Security Bulletin (MS01-006)
Regarding: Windows 2000 Terminal Server
Date Posted: Jan. 31, 2001
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Microsoft has released a patch for its Windows 2000 Server and Advanced Server acting as a terminal server. The patch eliminates a vulnerability that could allow a user to attack a server and cause it to crash. For more information on this patch, click the Information URL above.

Novell issues
Regarding: NetWare
Date Posted: Jan. 29, 2001
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Novell’s only update this week is a self-extracting file for its NetWare 5.1 SP2 and NetWare 5.0 SP6 updates for NDPS 2.x. For more information on this update, click on the Information URL above.

Virus updates from Trend Micro
Virus/Worm: TROJ_SUB7DRPR.C
Posted: Jan. 31, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: TROJ_RUNNER.B
Posted: Jan. 31, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: W97M_HOPE.AA
Posted: Jan. 30, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: TROJ_RUX.30
Posted: Jan. 29, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: TROJ_HERMES
Posted: Jan. 29, 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 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 (MS01-004)
Regarding: Microsoft IIS
Date Posted: Jan. 29, 2001
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

This week, Microsoft released a patch for its Internet Information Server, versions 4 and 5. The patch eliminates a vulnerability that could allow a malicious user to read file fragments from an affected Web server. For more information on this update, click on the Information URL above.

Microsoft Security Bulletin (MS01-005)
Regarding: Windows 2000
Date Posted: Jan. 30, 2001
Patch URL:Click here to download the tool
Patch URL:Click here to download the Win2K patch
Patch URL:Click here to download the Win2K SP1 patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Also this week, Microsoft released a tool and patch for its Windows 2000 operating systems. According to Microsoft’s TechNet Security Bulletin, the tool and patch help users “diagnose and eliminate the effects of anomalies in the packaging of hotfixes” for Windows 2000 machines. Microsoft said these anomalies could uninstall updates, such as security patches from Win2K machines. For more information on this update, click on the Information URL above.

Microsoft Security Bulletin (MS01-006)
Regarding: Windows 2000 Terminal Server
Date Posted: Jan. 31, 2001
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Microsoft has released a patch for its Windows 2000 Server and Advanced Server acting as a terminal server. The patch eliminates a vulnerability that could allow a user to attack a server and cause it to crash. For more information on this patch, click the Information URL above.

Novell issues
Regarding: NetWare
Date Posted: Jan. 29, 2001
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Novell’s only update this week is a self-extracting file for its NetWare 5.1 SP2 and NetWare 5.0 SP6 updates for NDPS 2.x. For more information on this update, click on the Information URL above.

Virus updates from Trend Micro
Virus/Worm: TROJ_SUB7DRPR.C
Posted: Jan. 31, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: TROJ_RUNNER.B
Posted: Jan. 31, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: W97M_HOPE.AA
Posted: Jan. 30, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: TROJ_RUX.30
Posted: Jan. 29, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: TROJ_HERMES
Posted: Jan. 29, 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 columns with information on bugs and patches you may have missed.

 

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