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WinNT bug could take down networking

Microsoft has posted a patch that addresses an interesting bug in WinNT 4. Find out the details in this week's Exterminator and get updates from Novell and virus information from Trend Micro.


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 (MS01-003)
Regarding: Windows NT 4.0
Date Posted: Jan. 24, 2001
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

This week, Microsoft released a patch for its Windows NT 4.0 operating system. The patch eliminates a vulnerability that could allow a malicious user access to a program that shuts down networking ability. For more information on this patch, click on the Information URL above.

Microsoft Security Bulletin (MS01-002)
Regarding: PowerPoint 2000
Date Posted: Jan. 22, 2001
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

For the second bug of the week, Microsoft has released a patch for its PowerPoint 2000 application. The patch eliminates a vulnerability that could allow code to run on a user’s machine. Note that this patch requires Office 2000 SR-1 and/or SR-1a to work and will be included in the Office 2000 SR-1 SP3. For more information on the patch, click on the Information URL above.

Novell issues
Regarding: BorderManager 3.5
Date Posted: Jan. 22, 2001
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Novell has released an update for its BorderManager 3.5 application. The update fixes issues with the Proxy Cache and ACL update. For more information on this patch, click on the Information URL above.

Virus updates from Trend Micro
Virus/Worm: PIF_LYS
Posted: Jan. 24, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: TROJ_SUB7.V20
Posted: Jan. 23, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: TROJ_GTMINESXF.A
Posted: Jan. 23, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: HTML_SATANIK.A
Posted: Jan. 22, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: VBS_LOVELETTR.BG
Posted: Jan. 22, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Stay current on bugs and patch information
Are you keeping up with the latest virus information from Microsoft and Novell? If not, visit the Exterminator archive for past Exterminator columns with information on bugs and patches you may have missed.

 

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 (MS01-003)
Regarding: Windows NT 4.0
Date Posted: Jan. 24, 2001
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

This week, Microsoft released a patch for its Windows NT 4.0 operating system. The patch eliminates a vulnerability that could allow a malicious user access to a program that shuts down networking ability. For more information on this patch, click on the Information URL above.

Microsoft Security Bulletin (MS01-002)
Regarding: PowerPoint 2000
Date Posted: Jan. 22, 2001
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

For the second bug of the week, Microsoft has released a patch for its PowerPoint 2000 application. The patch eliminates a vulnerability that could allow code to run on a user’s machine. Note that this patch requires Office 2000 SR-1 and/or SR-1a to work and will be included in the Office 2000 SR-1 SP3. For more information on the patch, click on the Information URL above.

Novell issues
Regarding: BorderManager 3.5
Date Posted: Jan. 22, 2001
Patch URL:Click here to download the patch
Information URL:Click here for more information

Novell has released an update for its BorderManager 3.5 application. The update fixes issues with the Proxy Cache and ACL update. For more information on this patch, click on the Information URL above.

Virus updates from Trend Micro
Virus/Worm: PIF_LYS
Posted: Jan. 24, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: TROJ_SUB7.V20
Posted: Jan. 23, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: TROJ_GTMINESXF.A
Posted: Jan. 23, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: HTML_SATANIK.A
Posted: Jan. 22, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Virus/Worm: VBS_LOVELETTR.BG
Posted: Jan. 22, 2001
Risk: Low
Information URL:Click here for more information on this virus.

Stay current on bugs and patch information
Are you keeping up with the latest virus information from Microsoft and Novell? If not, visit the Exterminator archive for past Exterminator columns with information on bugs and patches you may have missed.

 

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