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Windows Media Player patch eliminates two vulnerabilities

Microsoft has released a patch that takes care of a couple of Windows Media Player problems. Exterminator has the details, along with news of a Win2K patch, a Novell fix, and the latest virus updates from Trend Micro.


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Microsoft Security Bulletin (MS00-090)
Regarding: Windows Media Player
Date Posted: Nov. 22, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the version 6.4 patch
Patch URL:Click here to download the version 7 patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Microsoft has released a patch that eliminates two separate vulnerabilities within its Windows Media Player. Without the patch, a malicious user could possibly cause a program to run on another user’s machine. For more information on this patch, click on the Information URL above.

Microsoft Security Bulletin (MS00-089)
Regarding: Windows 2000
Date Posted: Nov. 21, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download 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 that could allow a user to repeatedly attempt to guess account passwords even when a lockout policy has been set. For more information on this patch, click on the Information URL above.

Novell issues
Regarding: NIAS 4.1 and 4.2
Date Posted: Nov. 21, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Novell has released NCS3.EXE, which fixes problems that weren’t taken care of in the release of BM2NCS2.EXE. For more information on this patch, click on the Information URL above.

Virus updates from Trend Micro
Virus/Worm: W97M_AFETO.A
Posted: Nov. 30, 2000
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: TROJ_EMMANUEL
Posted: Nov. 29, 2000
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

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

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

Virus/Worm: TROJ_ORION
Posted: Nov. 1, 2000
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

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 (MS00-090)
Regarding: Windows Media Player
Date Posted: Nov. 22, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the version 6.4 patch
Patch URL:Click here to download the version 7 patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Microsoft has released a patch that eliminates two separate vulnerabilities within its Windows Media Player. Without the patch, a malicious user could possibly cause a program to run on another user’s machine. For more information on this patch, click on the Information URL above.

Microsoft Security Bulletin (MS00-089)
Regarding: Windows 2000
Date Posted: Nov. 21, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download 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 that could allow a user to repeatedly attempt to guess account passwords even when a lockout policy has been set. For more information on this patch, click on the Information URL above.

Novell issues
Regarding: NIAS 4.1 and 4.2
Date Posted: Nov. 21, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Novell has released NCS3.EXE, which fixes problems that weren’t taken care of in the release of BM2NCS2.EXE. For more information on this patch, click on the Information URL above.

Virus updates from Trend Micro
Virus/Worm: W97M_AFETO.A
Posted: Nov. 30, 2000
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: TROJ_EMMANUEL
Posted: Nov. 29, 2000
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

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

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

Virus/Worm: TROJ_ORION
Posted: Nov. 1, 2000
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

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