Microsoft

Win2K patch fights corruption

This week, the Exterminator has discovered a Microsoft update to a rather nasty issue with Windows 2000. Read the details and check out updates from Novell and virus information from Trend Micro.


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Microsoft Security Bulletin (MS00-062)
Regarding: Microsoft Windows 2000
Date Posted: August 28, 2000
Patch URL:Click here for the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Microsoft has released a patch for its Windows 2000 operating system. The patch, covering 2000 Professional, Server, and Advanced Server, eliminates a vulnerability that could allow a user to disrupt normal operation of a server, and perhaps the operation of an entire network, by corrupting parts of a system’s local security policy. Please note that if you have installed the Windows 2000 Service Pack 1, you don’t need to install this patch. For more information on this update, click on the Information URL above.

Novell issues
Regarding: Cluster Virtual Server Bindery utility
Date Posted: August 30, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

This week, Novell has released a helpful utility that advertises cluster virtual servers in the bindery. This enables access to cluster volumes by way of the UNC pathname. For more information on this program, click on the Information URL above.

Virus updates from Trend Micro
Virus/Worm: 097M_SHIVER.N
Posted: August 27, 2000
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: PALM_LIBERTY.A
Posted: August 28, 2000
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: VBS_LOVELETTR.BE
Posted: August 29, 2000
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Got 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 (MS00-062)
Regarding: Microsoft Windows 2000
Date Posted: August 28, 2000
Patch URL:Click here for the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Microsoft has released a patch for its Windows 2000 operating system. The patch, covering 2000 Professional, Server, and Advanced Server, eliminates a vulnerability that could allow a user to disrupt normal operation of a server, and perhaps the operation of an entire network, by corrupting parts of a system’s local security policy. Please note that if you have installed the Windows 2000 Service Pack 1, you don’t need to install this patch. For more information on this update, click on the Information URL above.

Novell issues
Regarding: Cluster Virtual Server Bindery utility
Date Posted: August 30, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

This week, Novell has released a helpful utility that advertises cluster virtual servers in the bindery. This enables access to cluster volumes by way of the UNC pathname. For more information on this program, click on the Information URL above.

Virus updates from Trend Micro
Virus/Worm: 097M_SHIVER.N
Posted: August 27, 2000
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: PALM_LIBERTY.A
Posted: August 28, 2000
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: VBS_LOVELETTR.BE
Posted: August 29, 2000
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

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