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Win2K leaks memory, Novell offers security patch

Microsoft has released a patch to fix a relatively innocuous problem of a potential memory drain in Win2K Server, and Novell has released two updates and a security patch. Exterminator has the details, along with the latest virus news.


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Microsoft Security Bulletin (MS01-024)
Regarding: Windows 2000 Server
Date Posted: May 8, 2001
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch.
Information URL:Click here for more information.

All Windows 2000 domain controllers have a memory leak in a core service. Attackers, if they’re patient enough, could drain the server’s memory. The patch link above is for Windows 2000 Server and Advanced Server. If you need a patch for Datacenter Server, contact your OEM.

Novell issues
Regarding: NetWare 5, NetWare 5.1, Novell Small Business Suite 5.1
Date Posted: May 7, 2001
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch.
Information URL:Click here for more information.

This is a new version of NWPA.nlm. It fixes a problem in which the server abends.

Regarding: BorderManager Enterprise Edition 3.5, BorderManager Enterprise Edition 3.6, OnDemand
Date Posted: May 9, 2001
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch.
Information URL:Click here for more information.

This patch addresses three security issues primarily concerning VPN connections. It resolves an abend problem with the VPN server, eliminates a denial of service vulnerability, and offers additional security against SYN attacks.

Regarding: NetWare 5.1, Novell Small Business Suite 5.1, OnDemand, ZENworks 2, and ZENworks Starter Pack (1999.12.12)
Date Posted: May 9, 2001
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch.
Information URL:Click here for more information.

This is simply an updated version of the ZENworks Starter Pack.

Virus updates from Trend Micro
Virus/Worm: VBS_HOMEPAGE.A
Posted: May 8, 2001
Risk: Medium
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

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

Virus/Worm: TROJ_PICSHOW.A
Posted: May 7, 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.

Microsoft Security Bulletin (MS01-024)
Regarding: Windows 2000 Server
Date Posted: May 8, 2001
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch.
Information URL:Click here for more information.

All Windows 2000 domain controllers have a memory leak in a core service. Attackers, if they’re patient enough, could drain the server’s memory. The patch link above is for Windows 2000 Server and Advanced Server. If you need a patch for Datacenter Server, contact your OEM.

Novell issues
Regarding: NetWare 5, NetWare 5.1, Novell Small Business Suite 5.1
Date Posted: May 7, 2001
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch.
Information URL:Click here for more information.

This is a new version of NWPA.nlm. It fixes a problem in which the server abends.

Regarding: BorderManager Enterprise Edition 3.5, BorderManager Enterprise Edition 3.6, OnDemand
Date Posted: May 9, 2001
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch.
Information URL:Click here for more information.

This patch addresses three security issues primarily concerning VPN connections. It resolves an abend problem with the VPN server, eliminates a denial of service vulnerability, and offers additional security against SYN attacks.

Regarding: NetWare 5.1, Novell Small Business Suite 5.1, OnDemand, ZENworks 2, and ZENworks Starter Pack (1999.12.12)
Date Posted: May 9, 2001
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch.
Information URL:Click here for more information.

This is simply an updated version of the ZENworks Starter Pack.

Virus updates from Trend Micro
Virus/Worm: VBS_HOMEPAGE.A
Posted: May 8, 2001
Risk: Medium
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

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

Virus/Worm: TROJ_PICSHOW.A
Posted: May 7, 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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