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Windows Media Player has our bug of the week

This week, the Exterminator has found a DoS bug in Windows Media Player 7. Don't worry. It won't eat your MP3s! Read about this DoS bug, as well as updates on products from Novell and virus information from Trend Micro.


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The Exterminator brings you weekly updates on bug fixes, virus recovery, service release announcements, and security notices for Windows, Sun, Linux, and other systems.

Microsoft Security Bulletin (MS00-068)
Regarding: Windows Media Player 7
Date Posted: Sept. 26, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

This week, Microsoft has released a patch for its Media Player software. The patch eliminates a vulnerability with an OCX file included with Windows Media Player 7 that can cause an e-mail application to crash due to a DoS attack. For more information on this patch, click on the Information URL above.

Novell Issues
Regarding: Win2NCS
Date Posted: Sept. 25, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Novell has released an upgrade to its Win2NCS for the Windows NT 4.0 and Windows 2000 platform. The upgrade eliminates an error that occurs when a user tries to install the original Win2NCS on a Windows 2000 machine. For more information on this update, click on the Information URL above.

Regarding: BorderManager Enterprise Edition 3.5
Date Posted: Sept. 25, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Novell has released a patch specifically for BMAS 3.5, which is included in the BorderManager Enterprise Edition 3.5. The patch updates the radius.nlm file, which contains fixes recommended for BMAS 3.5 users. For more information on this patch, click on the Information URL above.

Regarding: NetWare 5.x
Date Posted: Sept. 26, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Novell has released an update to its NetWare 5.x software. The update fixes a problem that causes the NetWare 5.x In-Place upgrade to fail, which normally occurs just before or after the Xconsole Java GUI loading. For more information on this update, click on the Information URL above.

Virus update from Trend Micro
Virus/Worm: PE_ILUVBRITNEY
Posted: Sept. 28, 2000
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: TROJ_BATMAN
Posted: Sept. 27, 2000
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: PE_CRAZYPC.30030
Posted: Sept. 26, 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, Sun, Linux, and other systems.

Microsoft Security Bulletin (MS00-068)
Regarding: Windows Media Player 7
Date Posted: Sept. 26, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

This week, Microsoft has released a patch for its Media Player software. The patch eliminates a vulnerability with an OCX file included with Windows Media Player 7 that can cause an e-mail application to crash due to a DoS attack. For more information on this patch, click on the Information URL above.

Novell Issues
Regarding: Win2NCS
Date Posted: Sept. 25, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Novell has released an upgrade to its Win2NCS for the Windows NT 4.0 and Windows 2000 platform. The upgrade eliminates an error that occurs when a user tries to install the original Win2NCS on a Windows 2000 machine. For more information on this update, click on the Information URL above.

Regarding: BorderManager Enterprise Edition 3.5
Date Posted: Sept. 25, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Novell has released a patch specifically for BMAS 3.5, which is included in the BorderManager Enterprise Edition 3.5. The patch updates the radius.nlm file, which contains fixes recommended for BMAS 3.5 users. For more information on this patch, click on the Information URL above.

Regarding: NetWare 5.x
Date Posted: Sept. 26, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Novell has released an update to its NetWare 5.x software. The update fixes a problem that causes the NetWare 5.x In-Place upgrade to fail, which normally occurs just before or after the Xconsole Java GUI loading. For more information on this update, click on the Information URL above.

Virus update from Trend Micro
Virus/Worm: PE_ILUVBRITNEY
Posted: Sept. 28, 2000
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: TROJ_BATMAN
Posted: Sept. 27, 2000
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: PE_CRAZYPC.30030
Posted: Sept. 26, 2000
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

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