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Novell wins this week?s ?bug and patch? award

Although Microsoft hasn't posted any patches this week, Novell has been busy with bug fixes and updates for many of its software clients. Here are the highlights, along with the latest virus information from Trend Micro.


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Novell issues
Regarding: ZENworks for Desktops 3
Date Posted: Jan. 10, 2001
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

This week, Novell released an NDPS update for its ZENworks for Desktops 3 software. The update enables ConsoleOne 1.2c6 to see an NDPS printer object within a Windows NT or 2000 environment. For more information on this update, click on the Information URL above.

Regarding: NetWare 5
Date Posted: Jan. 10, 2001
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Novell has released NDS version 7.51a for its NetWare 5 and 5.1 clients. Novell recommends updating the NetWare client by using SP5 (for NetWare 5) and SP1 (for NetWare 5.1). For more information on this update, click on the Information URL above.

Regarding: GroupWise 5.1 and 5.2
Date Posted: Jan. 9, 2001
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Also this week, Novell released an update for the Windows version of its GWCheck utility, which is used in conjunction with GroupWise versions 5.1 and 5.2. For more information on this update, click on the Information URL above.

Regarding: eDirectory 8.5
Date Posted: Jan. 9, 2001
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Novell has released a premigration patch for its upcoming eDirectory 8.5 software. For more information on this patch, click on the Information URL above.

Virus updates from Trend Micro
Virus/Worm: PE_WIT.A
Posted: Jan. 10, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: JS_SEEKER.A
Posted: Jan. 10, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: TROJ_AOLWAR.C
Posted: Jan. 9, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: TROJ_AOLWAR.B
Posted: Jan. 9, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: TROJ_BAT2EXEC
Posted: Jan. 8, 2001
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.

Novell issues
Regarding: ZENworks for Desktops 3
Date Posted: Jan. 10, 2001
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

This week, Novell released an NDPS update for its ZENworks for Desktops 3 software. The update enables ConsoleOne 1.2c6 to see an NDPS printer object within a Windows NT or 2000 environment. For more information on this update, click on the Information URL above.

Regarding: NetWare 5
Date Posted: Jan. 10, 2001
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Novell has released NDS version 7.51a for its NetWare 5 and 5.1 clients. Novell recommends updating the NetWare client by using SP5 (for NetWare 5) and SP1 (for NetWare 5.1). For more information on this update, click on the Information URL above.

Regarding: GroupWise 5.1 and 5.2
Date Posted: Jan. 9, 2001
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Also this week, Novell released an update for the Windows version of its GWCheck utility, which is used in conjunction with GroupWise versions 5.1 and 5.2. For more information on this update, click on the Information URL above.

Regarding: eDirectory 8.5
Date Posted: Jan. 9, 2001
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Novell has released a premigration patch for its upcoming eDirectory 8.5 software. For more information on this patch, click on the Information URL above.

Virus updates from Trend Micro
Virus/Worm: PE_WIT.A
Posted: Jan. 10, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: JS_SEEKER.A
Posted: Jan. 10, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: TROJ_AOLWAR.C
Posted: Jan. 9, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: TROJ_AOLWAR.B
Posted: Jan. 9, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: TROJ_BAT2EXEC
Posted: Jan. 8, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

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