Security

Patch for Microsoft terminal service updated

Microsoft has released an update to the patches for Windows Terminal Services that were released on Oct. 18. Other updates include the latest NetWare 6 patch from Novell and the new virus info 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 (MS01-052)
Regarding: Windows NT 4.0 and 2000
Date Posted: Oct. 18, 2001
Patch URL: Click here to download the WinNT patch.
Patch URL: Click here to download the Win2K patch.
Information URL: Click here for more information.

This bug affects terminal service in both Windows NT and Windows 2000. A particular series of data packets can cause problems for the Remote Data Protocol, which in turn causes the server to fail. Note: If you have already downloaded the original Win2K patch, released on Oct. 18, be aware that it is faulty. Microsoft has released a new patch and recommends that you install the updated version.

Novell issues
Regarding: NetWare 6
Date Posted: Oct. 12, 2001
Patch URL: Click here to download the patch.
Information URL: Click here for more information.

This patch fixes problems with Storage Management Services for NetWare 6, including compatibility issues. It also includes updated components to improve stability.

Virus updates from Trend Micro
Virus/Worm: TROJ_UCON.A
Posted: Oct. 18, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL: Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: TROJ_SEPTER.A
Posted: Oct. 22, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL: Click here for more information on this virus.

Stay current on virus information
Have you been keeping up with the latest virus information and patches 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.

Microsoft Security Bulletin (MS01-052)
Regarding: Windows NT 4.0 and 2000
Date Posted: Oct. 18, 2001
Patch URL: Click here to download the WinNT patch.
Patch URL: Click here to download the Win2K patch.
Information URL: Click here for more information.

This bug affects terminal service in both Windows NT and Windows 2000. A particular series of data packets can cause problems for the Remote Data Protocol, which in turn causes the server to fail. Note: If you have already downloaded the original Win2K patch, released on Oct. 18, be aware that it is faulty. Microsoft has released a new patch and recommends that you install the updated version.

Novell issues
Regarding: NetWare 6
Date Posted: Oct. 12, 2001
Patch URL: Click here to download the patch.
Information URL: Click here for more information.

This patch fixes problems with Storage Management Services for NetWare 6, including compatibility issues. It also includes updated components to improve stability.

Virus updates from Trend Micro
Virus/Worm: TROJ_UCON.A
Posted: Oct. 18, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL: Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: TROJ_SEPTER.A
Posted: Oct. 22, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL: Click here for more information on this virus.

Stay current on virus information
Have you been keeping up with the latest virus information and patches from Microsoft and Novell? If not, visit the Exterminator archive for past columns with information on bugs and patches you may have missed.

Editor's Picks

Free Newsletters, In your Inbox