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Microsoft releases IIS/Exchange patch

Two new patches make the Exterminator report this week. The first, from Microsoft, repairs a DoS vulnerability in IIS and Exchange 2000. The second, from Novell, provides files needed to install eDirectory 8.5 into an existing Directory Services tree.


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Microsoft Security Bulletin (MS01-014)
Regarding: IIS 5.0, Exchange 2000
Date Posted: March 1, 2001
Patch URL:Click here to download the IIS patch.
Click here to download the Exchange patch.
Information URL:Click here for more information.

Both IIS 5.0 and Exchange 2000 contain a flaw that affects the way a URL with a specific construction is handled. Repeated sendings of the URL to an affected system could cause the IIS service or Exchange to fail. Microsoft has released two patches to correct the problem. Exchange administrators should install both.

Novell issues
Regarding: NetWare, intraNetWare, and NDS, multiple versions
Date Posted: March 6, 2001
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch.
Information URL:Click here for more information.

If you’re going to be installing eDirectory 8.5 into an existing Directory Services tree, download this patch from Novell. Schema in the affected versions of NetWare, et al., won’t support the functionality for eDirectory 8.5, and a -613 error will occur.

Virus updates from Trend Micro
Virus/Worm: TROJ_PARODY
Posted: March 5, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: VBS_A24
Posted: March 5, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: TROJ_NAKEDWIFE
Posted: March 6, 2001
Risk: Medium
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: VBS_VIERIKA.A
Posted: March 7, 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 (MS01-014)
Regarding: IIS 5.0, Exchange 2000
Date Posted: March 1, 2001
Patch URL:Click here to download the IIS patch.
Click here to download the Exchange patch.
Information URL:Click here for more information.

Both IIS 5.0 and Exchange 2000 contain a flaw that affects the way a URL with a specific construction is handled. Repeated sendings of the URL to an affected system could cause the IIS service or Exchange to fail. Microsoft has released two patches to correct the problem. Exchange administrators should install both.

Novell issues
Regarding: NetWare, intraNetWare, and NDS, multiple versions
Date Posted: March 6, 2001
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch.
Information URL:Click here for more information.

If you’re going to be installing eDirectory 8.5 into an existing Directory Services tree, download this patch from Novell. Schema in the affected versions of NetWare, et al., won’t support the functionality for eDirectory 8.5, and a -613 error will occur.

Virus updates from Trend Micro
Virus/Worm: TROJ_PARODY
Posted: March 5, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: VBS_A24
Posted: March 5, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: TROJ_NAKEDWIFE
Posted: March 6, 2001
Risk: Medium
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: VBS_VIERIKA.A
Posted: March 7, 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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