The Bug Report

SAN MATEO (03/27/2000) - Microsoft Corp.: To tighten up security on Windows NT 4.0, Microsoft has issued a utility that will increase security on three different Registry values. If these Registry entries are left at their default values, someone may be able to surreptitiously gain additional privileges on a computer that they can log on to. To get the patch for Intel computers, go to www.microsoft.com/downloads/release.asp?ReleaseID=19172. For Alpha computers, go to www.microsoft.com/downloads/release.asp?ReleaseID=19173. If you are running Windows 2000, don't go anywhere -- you are not affected.

Novell: Novell NetWare Cluster Services 1.0 Service Pack 1 adds some safeguards to make it less likely that you would accidentally mount a volume manually on multiple cluster nodes. You can get the service pack in NWCSSP1.EXE at support.novell.com/cgi-bin/search/tidfinder.cgi?2955990.

Sun: Sun Microsystems released a patch cluster for Solaris 7 on x86 platforms March 14. The cluster contains 34 individual patches. To see the list of patches it contains and detailed installation instructions, go to sunsolve.sun.com/pub-cgi/retrieve.pl?doctype=patch&doc=7_x86_Recommended.

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