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Windows 2000 sprayed for bugs once again

This week, the Exterminator takes a look at an IIS issue in Windows 2000, puts out a fire in a Firebox, plugs a hole in an OS/2 FTP server, and shares virus updates from Trend Micro.


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 (MS00-058)
Regarding: Windows 2000 IIS
Date Posted: August 14, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to get the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Microsoft has released a patch for its Windows 2000 operating system. The patch eliminates a vulnerability in the Internet Information Server that could cause a Web server to send source code of certain Web files to a visiting user. For more information on this patch, click on the Information URL above.

Linux issues
Regarding: WatchGuard Firebox II
Date Posted: August 15, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to get the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

SecurityFocus.com has reported an issue with WatchGuard Firebox II. By default, the Firebox II listens for data on port 4100. However, if a user sends a malformed URL to that port, it is possible to cause the service to stop responding. For more information on this issue, click on the Information URL above.

OS/2 issues
Regarding: IBM OS/2 FTP Server versions 4.0, 4.2, and 4.3
Date Posted: August 16, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to get the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

SecurityFocus.com has reported a vulnerability in the FTP server for IBM’s OS/2 4.5 Warp. The server is subject to crash via a buffer overflow. If a user supplies a long username and password after a failed connection attempt, it causes the server to crash. For more information on this issue, click on the Information URL above.

Virus updates from Trend Micro
Virus/Worm: VBS_LOVELETTR.BD
Posted: August 16, 2000
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: JAVA_BOHTTPD.2
Posted: August 16, 2000
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: JAVA_BOHTTPD
Posted: August 16, 2000
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: X97M_BARISADA
Posted: August 16, 2000
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: TROJ_PERSONAL_ID
Posted: August 16, 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 (MS00-058)
Regarding: Windows 2000 IIS
Date Posted: August 14, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to get the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Microsoft has released a patch for its Windows 2000 operating system. The patch eliminates a vulnerability in the Internet Information Server that could cause a Web server to send source code of certain Web files to a visiting user. For more information on this patch, click on the Information URL above.

Linux issues
Regarding: WatchGuard Firebox II
Date Posted: August 15, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to get the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

SecurityFocus.com has reported an issue with WatchGuard Firebox II. By default, the Firebox II listens for data on port 4100. However, if a user sends a malformed URL to that port, it is possible to cause the service to stop responding. For more information on this issue, click on the Information URL above.

OS/2 issues
Regarding: IBM OS/2 FTP Server versions 4.0, 4.2, and 4.3
Date Posted: August 16, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to get the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

SecurityFocus.com has reported a vulnerability in the FTP server for IBM’s OS/2 4.5 Warp. The server is subject to crash via a buffer overflow. If a user supplies a long username and password after a failed connection attempt, it causes the server to crash. For more information on this issue, click on the Information URL above.

Virus updates from Trend Micro
Virus/Worm: VBS_LOVELETTR.BD
Posted: August 16, 2000
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: JAVA_BOHTTPD.2
Posted: August 16, 2000
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: JAVA_BOHTTPD
Posted: August 16, 2000
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: X97M_BARISADA
Posted: August 16, 2000
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: TROJ_PERSONAL_ID
Posted: August 16, 2000
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

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