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Welcome to the bug days of August

This week, the Exterminator takes a look at an interesting little Windows 2000 bug and provides an update for ZENworks. We've also included virus updates from Trend Micro.


Stamp out your bugs!
The Exterminator brings you weekly updates on bug fixes, virus recovery, service release announcements, and security notices for Windows, Novell, and various other systems.

Microsoft Security Bulletin (MS00-053)
Regarding: Microsoft Windows 2000
Date Posted: August 3, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to get the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Microsoft has released a patch for its newest operating system, Windows 2000. The patch eliminates a vulnerability that could allow a user who is logged on to a Windows 2000 machine to become the administrator of that machine. For more information on this patch, click on the Information URL above.

Novell issues
Regarding: ZENworks 2
Date Posted: August 1, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to get the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Novell has released an update to ZENworks for Desktops 2 with Support Pack 1. The update includes updated files specific for ZENworks for Desktops 2, and can be used for both the U.S. and International versions of the software. Novell warns not to use the update file on ZENworks 1.x or the ZENworks Starter Packs. For more information on this update, click on the Information URL above.

Virus updates from Trend Micro
Virus/Worm: W97M_BABLAS.AC
Posted: August 1, 2000
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: W97M_CLASS.BU
Posted: August 2, 2000
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: W97M_ESTE.B
Posted: August 2, 2000
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: W97M_PIECE.A
Posted: August 2, 2000
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Stamp out your bugs!
The Exterminator brings you weekly updates on bug fixes, virus recovery, service release announcements, and security notices for Windows, Novell, and various other systems.

Microsoft Security Bulletin (MS00-053)
Regarding: Microsoft Windows 2000
Date Posted: August 3, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to get the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Microsoft has released a patch for its newest operating system, Windows 2000. The patch eliminates a vulnerability that could allow a user who is logged on to a Windows 2000 machine to become the administrator of that machine. For more information on this patch, click on the Information URL above.

Novell issues
Regarding: ZENworks 2
Date Posted: August 1, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to get the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Novell has released an update to ZENworks for Desktops 2 with Support Pack 1. The update includes updated files specific for ZENworks for Desktops 2, and can be used for both the U.S. and International versions of the software. Novell warns not to use the update file on ZENworks 1.x or the ZENworks Starter Packs. For more information on this update, click on the Information URL above.

Virus updates from Trend Micro
Virus/Worm: W97M_BABLAS.AC
Posted: August 1, 2000
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: W97M_CLASS.BU
Posted: August 2, 2000
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: W97M_ESTE.B
Posted: August 2, 2000
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: W97M_PIECE.A
Posted: August 2, 2000
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

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