Security

One fix each from Microsoft and Novell

Exterminator has details on two fixes this week: A WinNT 4 patch that addresses a DoS vulnerability and a SERVER.EXE update from Novell. The high-risk Anna Kournikova rounds out the report with an appearance on the Trend Micro virus list.


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 (MS01-009)
Regarding: Windows NT 4.0
Date Posted: Feb. 13, 2001
Patch URL: The patch has been “temporarily removed.”
Information URL:Click here for more information.

This Microsoft Bulletin for Windows NT 4.0 Server addresses a denial of service vulnerability for machines running the PPTP service. An attacker could cause a server to hang or fail. For more information on this update, click on the Information URL above.

Novell issues
Regarding: NetWare 5, NetWare 5.1, Novell Small Business Suite 5, Novell Small Business Suite 5.1
Date Posted: Feb. 12, 2001
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch.
Information URL:Click here for more information.

Novell has released an updated version of SERVER.EXE that prevents potential data corruption when the OS or other NLMS uses the XMM registers on Pentium III processors. For more information on this update, click on the Information URL above.

Virus updates from Trend Micro
Virus/Worm: VBS_KALAMAR.A
Posted: Feb. 12, 2001
Risk: High
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: VBS_SAN.A
Posted: Feb. 13, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: VBS_VALENTIN.A
Posted: Feb. 13, 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 (MS01-009)
Regarding: Windows NT 4.0
Date Posted: Feb. 13, 2001
Patch URL: The patch has been “temporarily removed.”
Information URL:Click here for more information.

This Microsoft Bulletin for Windows NT 4.0 Server addresses a denial of service vulnerability for machines running the PPTP service. An attacker could cause a server to hang or fail. For more information on this update, click on the Information URL above.

Novell issues
Regarding: NetWare 5, NetWare 5.1, Novell Small Business Suite 5, Novell Small Business Suite 5.1
Date Posted: Feb. 12, 2001
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch.
Information URL:Click here for more information.

Novell has released an updated version of SERVER.EXE that prevents potential data corruption when the OS or other NLMS uses the XMM registers on Pentium III processors. For more information on this update, click on the Information URL above.

Virus updates from Trend Micro
Virus/Worm: VBS_KALAMAR.A
Posted: Feb. 12, 2001
Risk: High
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: VBS_SAN.A
Posted: Feb. 13, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: VBS_VALENTIN.A
Posted: Feb. 13, 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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