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WinNT 4.0 and Win2K lead this week?s bug list

Several bugs are plaguing Windows NT 4.0 and Windows 2000. Find out about the tools and patches Microsoft has released to address these problems and check out the latest Novell updates and virus information from Trend Micro.


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Microsoft Security Bulletin (MS00-096)
Regarding: Windows 2000
Date Posted: Dec. 6, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Microsoft has released a tool for its Windows 2000 Server, Advanced Server, and Professional operating systems. The tool fixes permissions on several registry values, which, if left as default, could allow a user to watch or rearrange devices on an affected machine. For more information on this patch, click on the Information URL above.

Microsoft Security Bulletin (MS00-095)
Regarding: Windows NT 4.0
Date Posted: Dec. 6, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the WinNT 4.0 tool
Information URL:Click here for more information

Microsoft has released a tool for its Windows NT 4.0 Server, Terminal, and Workstation operating systems. The tool fixes permissions on several registry values, which, if left as default, could allow a user to gain privileges on an affected machine. For more information on this patch, click on the Information URL above.

Microsoft Security Bulletin (MS00-094)
Regarding: Windows NT 4.0 and Windows 2000 Server
Date Posted: Dec. 4, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the WinNT 4.0 patch
Patch URL:Click here to download the Win2K patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Microsoft has released a patch for its Windows NT 4.0 and Windows 2000 Server operating systems. The patch eliminates a vulnerability that could allow a user to run “hostile code” on a remote server that is running an optional service. For more information on this patch, click on the Information URL above.

Novell issues
Editor’s note: Due to problems with the Novell Web site, no information was available for any specific tool, patch, or update at the time of publication.

Regarding: ZENworks for Desktops 3 Support Pack 1
Date Posted: Dec. 5, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Regarding: Server Configuration Information Tool
Date Posted: Dec. 5, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the tool
Information URL:Click here for more information

Regarding: Polish Novell Client 4.71 for Windows NT/2000
Date Posted: Dec. 5, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Virus updates from Trend Micro
Virus/Worm: TROJ_SHOCKWAVE.A
Posted: Dec. 1, 2000

Risk: Medium to High
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: ELF_SNOOPY
Posted: Dec. 4, 2000

Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: TROJ_BLEBLA.B
Posted: Dec. 5, 2000

Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: ELF_X21
Posted: Dec. 5, 2000

Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: TROJ_MUSIC.B
Posted: Dec. 6, 2000

Risk: Low
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 (MS00-096)
Regarding: Windows 2000
Date Posted: Dec. 6, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Microsoft has released a tool for its Windows 2000 Server, Advanced Server, and Professional operating systems. The tool fixes permissions on several registry values, which, if left as default, could allow a user to watch or rearrange devices on an affected machine. For more information on this patch, click on the Information URL above.

Microsoft Security Bulletin (MS00-095)
Regarding: Windows NT 4.0
Date Posted: Dec. 6, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the WinNT 4.0 tool
Information URL:Click here for more information

Microsoft has released a tool for its Windows NT 4.0 Server, Terminal, and Workstation operating systems. The tool fixes permissions on several registry values, which, if left as default, could allow a user to gain privileges on an affected machine. For more information on this patch, click on the Information URL above.

Microsoft Security Bulletin (MS00-094)
Regarding: Windows NT 4.0 and Windows 2000 Server
Date Posted: Dec. 4, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the WinNT 4.0 patch
Patch URL:Click here to download the Win2K patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Microsoft has released a patch for its Windows NT 4.0 and Windows 2000 Server operating systems. The patch eliminates a vulnerability that could allow a user to run “hostile code” on a remote server that is running an optional service. For more information on this patch, click on the Information URL above.

Novell issues
Editor’s note: Due to problems with the Novell Web site, no information was available for any specific tool, patch, or update at the time of publication.

Regarding: ZENworks for Desktops 3 Support Pack 1
Date Posted: Dec. 5, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Regarding: Server Configuration Information Tool
Date Posted: Dec. 5, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the tool
Information URL:Click here for more information

Regarding: Polish Novell Client 4.71 for Windows NT/2000
Date Posted: Dec. 5, 2000
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Virus updates from Trend Micro
Virus/Worm: TROJ_SHOCKWAVE.A
Posted: Dec. 1, 2000

Risk: Medium to High
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: ELF_SNOOPY
Posted: Dec. 4, 2000

Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: TROJ_BLEBLA.B
Posted: Dec. 5, 2000

Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: ELF_X21
Posted: Dec. 5, 2000

Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: TROJ_MUSIC.B
Posted: Dec. 6, 2000

Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

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