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Novell releases a flurry of new patches

Novell released several new patches this week, including a NetWare update for your new Pentium 4 and a fix for a problem with disappearing icons. In contrast, Microsoft was quiet, and Trend Micro listed only three new viruses. Exterminator takes a look.


Exterminator brings you weekly updates on bug fixes, virus recovery, service release announcements, and security notices for Windows, Novell, Linux, and other systems.

Novell issues
Regarding: NetWare 5.1, Novell Small Business Suite 5.1
Date Posted: May 22, 2001
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch.
Information URL:Click here for more information.

You’ll need this patch if you want to install NetWare on a machine with a Pentium 4.

Regarding: NetWare 5.1, Novell Small Business Suite 5.1, OnDemand, ZENworks 2, and ZENworks Starter Pack (1999.12.12)
Date Posted: May 22, 2001
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch.
Information URL:Click here for more information.

In ZENworks for Desktops 2, a problem prevents browsing subfolders after opening the NAL Explorer icon. This patch repairs the problem.

Regarding: NetWare 5.1, Novell Small Business Suite 5.1, OnDemand, ZENworks 2, and ZENworks Starter Pack (1999.12.12)
Date Posted: May 22, 2001
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch.
Information URL:Click here for more information.

This patch corrects the problem of the NALINIT.INI file being ignored when ZENworks 2’s NAL.EXE is run.

Regarding: NetWare 5.1, Novell Small Business Suite 5.1, OnDemand, ZENworks 2, and ZENworks Starter Pack (1999.12.12)
Date Posted: May 22, 2001
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch.
Information URL:Click here for more information.

This patch repairs two problems concerning Terminal Server and NALEXPLD. The first issue involves disappearing icons, and the second concerns applications not showing up with their correct icons.

Regarding: NetWare 5.1, Novell Small Business Suite 5.1, OnDemand, ZENworks 2, and ZENworks Starter Pack (1999.12.12)
Date Posted: May 23, 2001
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch.
Information URL:Click here for more information.

Novell has released a new version of the file ZENAPP32.DLL. It supersedes the file by the same name found in ZFD2PT4.EXE. The patch fixes a problem with the USERNAME and USERPROFILE variables.

Virus updates from Trend Micro
Virus/Worm: HTML_BOMB.A
Posted: May 21, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: TROJ_IDENTD.B
Posted: May 22, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: VBS_IESTART.A
Posted: May 23, 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.

Novell issues
Regarding: NetWare 5.1, Novell Small Business Suite 5.1
Date Posted: May 22, 2001
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch.
Information URL:Click here for more information.

You’ll need this patch if you want to install NetWare on a machine with a Pentium 4.

Regarding: NetWare 5.1, Novell Small Business Suite 5.1, OnDemand, ZENworks 2, and ZENworks Starter Pack (1999.12.12)
Date Posted: May 22, 2001
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch.
Information URL:Click here for more information.

In ZENworks for Desktops 2, a problem prevents browsing subfolders after opening the NAL Explorer icon. This patch repairs the problem.

Regarding: NetWare 5.1, Novell Small Business Suite 5.1, OnDemand, ZENworks 2, and ZENworks Starter Pack (1999.12.12)
Date Posted: May 22, 2001
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch.
Information URL:Click here for more information.

This patch corrects the problem of the NALINIT.INI file being ignored when ZENworks 2’s NAL.EXE is run.

Regarding: NetWare 5.1, Novell Small Business Suite 5.1, OnDemand, ZENworks 2, and ZENworks Starter Pack (1999.12.12)
Date Posted: May 22, 2001
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch.
Information URL:Click here for more information.

This patch repairs two problems concerning Terminal Server and NALEXPLD. The first issue involves disappearing icons, and the second concerns applications not showing up with their correct icons.

Regarding: NetWare 5.1, Novell Small Business Suite 5.1, OnDemand, ZENworks 2, and ZENworks Starter Pack (1999.12.12)
Date Posted: May 23, 2001
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch.
Information URL:Click here for more information.

Novell has released a new version of the file ZENAPP32.DLL. It supersedes the file by the same name found in ZFD2PT4.EXE. The patch fixes a problem with the USERNAME and USERPROFILE variables.

Virus updates from Trend Micro
Virus/Worm: HTML_BOMB.A
Posted: May 21, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: TROJ_IDENTD.B
Posted: May 22, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: VBS_IESTART.A
Posted: May 23, 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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