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New patches address two significant problems in Windows 2000

This week, Exterminator examines a couple of vulnerabilities Microsoft has identified in Windows 2000. We also have details on several Novell updates, along with the latest lineup of virus information from Trend Micro.


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 (MS00-098)
Regarding: Windows 2000
Date Posted: Dec. 19, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Microsoft has released a patch this week for its Windows 2000 operating system. The patch eliminates a vulnerability that could allow a Web site administrator to discover the names and properties of files and folders on a visitor’s computer. For more information on this patch, click on the Information URL above.

Microsoft Security Bulletin (MS00-099)
Regarding: Windows 2000 Server and Advanced Server
Date Posted: Dec. 20, 2000
Patch URL: Patch temporarily unavailable
Information URL:Click here for more information

Microsoft has released a patch for its Windows 2000 Server and Advanced Server. The patch eliminates a vulnerability that could allow a user with access to a domain controller to install hazardous software on that controller. For more information on this patch, click on the Information URL above.

Novell issues
Regarding: NetWare 5.1
Date Posted: Dec. 18, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

This week, Novell released Service Pack 2a for its NetWare 5.1 software. For more information on this updated Service Pack, click on the Information URL above.

Regarding: NetWare 5.0
Date Posted: Dec. 18, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Also this week, Novell released Service Pack 6a for its NetWare 5.0 software. For more information on this updated Service Pack, click on the Information URL above.

Regarding: ZENworks for Desktops 3
Date Posted: Dec. 18, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Novell has released Service Pack 1 for its ZENworks for Desktops 3 software. For more information on this new Service Pack, click on the Information URL above.

Regarding: BorderManager Enterprise Edition 3.5 and 3.6
Date Posted: Dec. 19, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Novell has released a file update for its BorderManager Enterprise Edition versions 3.5 and 3.6. The file updates the ADM.NLM file contained in the BorderManager 3.5 Service Pack 2, which fixes a few problems with the proxy and an “invalid password” error. For more information on this update, click on the Information URL above.

Regarding: BorderManager Authentication Services 3.5 and 3.6
Date Posted: Dec. 19, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Novell has released a file update for its BorderManager Authentication Service versions 3.5 and 3.6. The file updates the RADIUS.NLM file contained in the original BorderManager Authentication Services installation. For more information on this update, click on the Information URL above.

Virus updates from Trend Micro
Virus/Worm: TROJ_QZAP.1026
Posted: Dec. 18, 2000
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: VBS_TTFLOADER.A
Posted: Dec. 18, 2000
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: PE_BEGEMOT.A
Posted: Dec. 19, 2000
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: VBS_SEASON.A
Posted: Dec. 19, 2000
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: TROJ_SUB7.401315
Posted: Dec. 20, 2000
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 (MS00-098)
Regarding: Windows 2000
Date Posted: Dec. 19, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Microsoft has released a patch this week for its Windows 2000 operating system. The patch eliminates a vulnerability that could allow a Web site administrator to discover the names and properties of files and folders on a visitor’s computer. For more information on this patch, click on the Information URL above.

Microsoft Security Bulletin (MS00-099)
Regarding: Windows 2000 Server and Advanced Server
Date Posted: Dec. 20, 2000
Patch URL: Patch temporarily unavailable
Information URL:Click here for more information

Microsoft has released a patch for its Windows 2000 Server and Advanced Server. The patch eliminates a vulnerability that could allow a user with access to a domain controller to install hazardous software on that controller. For more information on this patch, click on the Information URL above.

Novell issues
Regarding: NetWare 5.1
Date Posted: Dec. 18, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

This week, Novell released Service Pack 2a for its NetWare 5.1 software. For more information on this updated Service Pack, click on the Information URL above.

Regarding: NetWare 5.0
Date Posted: Dec. 18, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Also this week, Novell released Service Pack 6a for its NetWare 5.0 software. For more information on this updated Service Pack, click on the Information URL above.

Regarding: ZENworks for Desktops 3
Date Posted: Dec. 18, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Novell has released Service Pack 1 for its ZENworks for Desktops 3 software. For more information on this new Service Pack, click on the Information URL above.

Regarding: BorderManager Enterprise Edition 3.5 and 3.6
Date Posted: Dec. 19, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Novell has released a file update for its BorderManager Enterprise Edition versions 3.5 and 3.6. The file updates the ADM.NLM file contained in the BorderManager 3.5 Service Pack 2, which fixes a few problems with the proxy and an “invalid password” error. For more information on this update, click on the Information URL above.

Regarding: BorderManager Authentication Services 3.5 and 3.6
Date Posted: Dec. 19, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Novell has released a file update for its BorderManager Authentication Service versions 3.5 and 3.6. The file updates the RADIUS.NLM file contained in the original BorderManager Authentication Services installation. For more information on this update, click on the Information URL above.

Virus updates from Trend Micro
Virus/Worm: TROJ_QZAP.1026
Posted: Dec. 18, 2000
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: VBS_TTFLOADER.A
Posted: Dec. 18, 2000
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: PE_BEGEMOT.A
Posted: Dec. 19, 2000
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: VBS_SEASON.A
Posted: Dec. 19, 2000
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: TROJ_SUB7.401315
Posted: Dec. 20, 2000
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

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