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Microsoft releases security patch for Win2K DoS flaw

This week's Exterminator includes a patch to correct a Windows 2000 server DoS vulnerability and a bug fix for Novell Certificate Server. As usual, we also have the latest virus updates from Trend Micro.


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Microsoft Security Bulletin (MS01-011)
Regarding: Windows 2000 Server, Advanced Server, and Datacenter Server
Date Posted: Feb. 20, 2001
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch. (Patches for Windows 2000 Datacenter Server are hardware specific. Contact your OEM.)
Information URL:Click here for more information.

This bulletin addresses a denial of service vulnerability for Windows 2000 Server, Advanced Server, and Datacenter Server. A flaw on Windows 2000 domain controllers could allow an attacker to consume most or all of the machine’s CPU availability. For more information on this update, click on the Information URL above.

Novell issues
Regarding: NetWare 5 Certificate Server
Date Posted: Feb. 20, 2001
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch.
Information URL:Click here for more information.

Novell has released Update 2 for Novell Certificate Server 2.x. It provides a variety of new features and bug fixes, including the ability to import a third-party certificate revocation list into NDS and view it via ConsoleOne, and the ability to include special characters in certificate subject names.

Virus updates from Trend Micro
Virus/Worm: VBS_KALAMAR.A
Posted: Feb. 20, 2001
Risk: Medium
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: TROJ_BUSTERS
Posted: Feb. 21, 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 (MS01-011)
Regarding: Windows 2000 Server, Advanced Server, and Datacenter Server
Date Posted: Feb. 20, 2001
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch. (Patches for Windows 2000 Datacenter Server are hardware specific. Contact your OEM.)
Information URL:Click here for more information.

This bulletin addresses a denial of service vulnerability for Windows 2000 Server, Advanced Server, and Datacenter Server. A flaw on Windows 2000 domain controllers could allow an attacker to consume most or all of the machine’s CPU availability. For more information on this update, click on the Information URL above.

Novell issues
Regarding: NetWare 5 Certificate Server
Date Posted: Feb. 20, 2001
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch.
Information URL:Click here for more information.

Novell has released Update 2 for Novell Certificate Server 2.x. It provides a variety of new features and bug fixes, including the ability to import a third-party certificate revocation list into NDS and view it via ConsoleOne, and the ability to include special characters in certificate subject names.

Virus updates from Trend Micro
Virus/Worm: VBS_KALAMAR.A
Posted: Feb. 20, 2001
Risk: Medium
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: TROJ_BUSTERS
Posted: Feb. 21, 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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