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Microsoft releases patch for domain controllers


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Microsoft Security Bulletin (MS02-001)
Regarding: Windows NT 4.0 and 2000
Date posted: Jan. 30, 2002
Patch URL: Click here to download the patch for NT.
Patch URL: Click here to download the patch for Win2K.
Information URL: Click here for more information.

If you're using Win NT or Win2K domain controllers, you need to be aware of this vulnerability involving Security Identifiers (SIDs). A trusting domain does not check that all of a user's SIDs are authorized by a trusted domain. This could allow an attacker to elevate his or her authorization level.

Novell issues
Regarding: Novell Internet Messaging System (NIMS)
Date posted: Jan. 31, 2002
Patch URL: Click here to download the patch.
Information URL: Click here for more information.

This download updates NIMS 2.6 for NetWare to 2.65. The list of new features and bug fixes includes updates for the NIMS Resolver and a number of agents and utilities.

Regarding: Novell Internet Messaging System (NIMS)
Date posted: Jan. 31, 2002
Patch URL: Click here to download the patch.
Information URL: Click here for more information.

An update to the preceding update (NIMS 2.65), this download fixes a problem with auto-replies. Do not install this patch without the above update already installed.

Regarding: LAN WorkPlace Pro 5.2, UNIX Connectivity
Date posted: Jan. 31, 2002
Patch URL: Click here to download the patch.
Information URL: Click here for more information.

This collection of LAN WorkPlace updates and fixes includes three patches. Be sure to see Novell's instructions on the order of installation.

Regarding: eDirectory 8.5, iChain
Date posted: Feb. 1, 2002
Patch URL: Click here to download the patch.
Information URL: Click here for more information.

According to Novell: "This patch contains ndsd version 85.23 and ndsrepair version 85.13." The list of changes made is extensive.

Regarding: Novell Internet Messaging System (NIMS)
Date posted: Feb. 1, 2002
Patch URL: Click here to download the patch for Linux.
Patch URL: Click here to download the patch for Solaris.
Information URL: Click here for more information for Linux.
Information URL: Click here for more information for Solaris.

This patch, available for Linux and Solaris, is NIMS 3.0.2, an update to NIMS 3. It contains both new features and bug fixes.

Regarding: Novell Internet Messaging System (NIMS)
Date posted: Feb. 1, 2002
Patch URL: Click here to download the patch for Linux.
Patch URL: Click here to download the patch for Solaris.
Information URL: Click here for more information for Linux.
Information URL: Click here for more information for Solaris.

Here's another update to an update, this time for NIMS 3.0.2 above. These patches include three new features, 10 bug fixes, and various other updates. You must have NIMS 3.0.2 installed prior to installing this patch.

Regarding: NetWare, Novell Small Business Suite, eDirectory 8.5, iChain
Date posted: Feb. 4, 2002
Patch URL: Click here to download the patch.
Information URL: Click here for more information.

Although Novell's Web site does not go into details on issues fixed, this patch is for eDirectory 8.5.1 running on any platform.

Regarding: NDS, eDirectory, iChain
Date posted: Feb. 4, 2002
Patch URL: Click here to download the patch.
Information URL: Click here for more information.

This download is version 1.0.1 of NDSRepair, with eDirectory 8.6.1 support added. Novell reports: "The NDSRepair for UNIX Menu Wrapper is a UNIX shell script providing a menu for ndsrepair with a DSREPAIR.NLM look and feel."

Virus updates from Trend Micro
Virus/Worm: WORM_NAVIDAD.A
Posted: Jan. 31, 2002
Risk: Low
Information URL: Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: WORM_WHITEBAIT.A
Posted: Jan. 31, 2002
Risk: Low
Information URL: Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: PE_GOSUSUB.A
Posted: Jan. 31, 2002
Risk: Low
Information URL: Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: WORM_COMICAL.A
Posted: Feb. 4, 2002
Risk: Low
Information URL: Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: W97M_NOMED.A
Posted: Feb. 4, 2002
Risk: Low
Information URL: Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: TROJ_DSNX.A
Posted: Feb. 5, 2002
Risk: Low
Information URL: Click here for more information on this virus.

 

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 (MS02-001)
Regarding: Windows NT 4.0 and 2000
Date posted: Jan. 30, 2002
Patch URL: Click here to download the patch for NT.
Patch URL: Click here to download the patch for Win2K.
Information URL: Click here for more information.

If you're using Win NT or Win2K domain controllers, you need to be aware of this vulnerability involving Security Identifiers (SIDs). A trusting domain does not check that all of a user's SIDs are authorized by a trusted domain. This could allow an attacker to elevate his or her authorization level.

Novell issues
Regarding: Novell Internet Messaging System (NIMS)
Date posted: Jan. 31, 2002
Patch URL: Click here to download the patch.
Information URL: Click here for more information.

This download updates NIMS 2.6 for NetWare to 2.65. The list of new features and bug fixes includes updates for the NIMS Resolver and a number of agents and utilities.

Regarding: Novell Internet Messaging System (NIMS)
Date posted: Jan. 31, 2002
Patch URL: Click here to download the patch.
Information URL: Click here for more information.

An update to the preceding update (NIMS 2.65), this download fixes a problem with auto-replies. Do not install this patch without the above update already installed.

Regarding: LAN WorkPlace Pro 5.2, UNIX Connectivity
Date posted: Jan. 31, 2002
Patch URL: Click here to download the patch.
Information URL: Click here for more information.

This collection of LAN WorkPlace updates and fixes includes three patches. Be sure to see Novell's instructions on the order of installation.

Regarding: eDirectory 8.5, iChain
Date posted: Feb. 1, 2002
Patch URL: Click here to download the patch.
Information URL: Click here for more information.

According to Novell: "This patch contains ndsd version 85.23 and ndsrepair version 85.13." The list of changes made is extensive.

Regarding: Novell Internet Messaging System (NIMS)
Date posted: Feb. 1, 2002
Patch URL: Click here to download the patch for Linux.
Patch URL: Click here to download the patch for Solaris.
Information URL: Click here for more information for Linux.
Information URL: Click here for more information for Solaris.

This patch, available for Linux and Solaris, is NIMS 3.0.2, an update to NIMS 3. It contains both new features and bug fixes.

Regarding: Novell Internet Messaging System (NIMS)
Date posted: Feb. 1, 2002
Patch URL: Click here to download the patch for Linux.
Patch URL: Click here to download the patch for Solaris.
Information URL: Click here for more information for Linux.
Information URL: Click here for more information for Solaris.

Here's another update to an update, this time for NIMS 3.0.2 above. These patches include three new features, 10 bug fixes, and various other updates. You must have NIMS 3.0.2 installed prior to installing this patch.

Regarding: NetWare, Novell Small Business Suite, eDirectory 8.5, iChain
Date posted: Feb. 4, 2002
Patch URL: Click here to download the patch.
Information URL: Click here for more information.

Although Novell's Web site does not go into details on issues fixed, this patch is for eDirectory 8.5.1 running on any platform.

Regarding: NDS, eDirectory, iChain
Date posted: Feb. 4, 2002
Patch URL: Click here to download the patch.
Information URL: Click here for more information.

This download is version 1.0.1 of NDSRepair, with eDirectory 8.6.1 support added. Novell reports: "The NDSRepair for UNIX Menu Wrapper is a UNIX shell script providing a menu for ndsrepair with a DSREPAIR.NLM look and feel."

Virus updates from Trend Micro
Virus/Worm: WORM_NAVIDAD.A
Posted: Jan. 31, 2002
Risk: Low
Information URL: Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: WORM_WHITEBAIT.A
Posted: Jan. 31, 2002
Risk: Low
Information URL: Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: PE_GOSUSUB.A
Posted: Jan. 31, 2002
Risk: Low
Information URL: Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: WORM_COMICAL.A
Posted: Feb. 4, 2002
Risk: Low
Information URL: Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: W97M_NOMED.A
Posted: Feb. 4, 2002
Risk: Low
Information URL: Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: TROJ_DSNX.A
Posted: Feb. 5, 2002
Risk: Low
Information URL: Click here for more information on this virus.

 

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