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Re: Microsoft Security Bulletin MS01-030
From: Paul L Schmehl <pauls () utdallas edu>
Date: Fri, 08 Jun 2001 13:10:41 -0500

At UTD we are running active-active clustering (a-a-c) with two virtual Exchange 2000 servers and a RAID array. We were in the process of installing Exchange 2000 on the second node, and the admins decided to apply this patch to the "active" node as well.

After application of the patch (this morning), stores.exe consumed 100% of CPU and Exchange became non-responsive. Some tasks timed out, while others could be performed but were quite sluggish.

We do not know if this will affect systems that do not use a-a-c. Stores.exe is a file used by a-a-c, and the patch detected that we were running a-a-c. There's nothing in the bulletin to indicate that the patch is not supposed to be applied to an a-a-c setup.

--On Wednesday, June 06, 2001 5:30 PM -0700 Microsoft Product Security <secnotif () MICROSOFT COM> wrote:

The following is a Security  Bulletin from the Microsoft Product Security
Notification Service.

Please do not  reply to this message,  as it was sent  from an unattended
mailbox.
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Title:      Incorrect Attachment Handling in Exchange 2000 OWA
            Can Execute Script
Date:       06 June 2001
Software:   Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server Outlook Web Access
Impact:     Run code of attacker's choice
Bulletin:   MS01-030

Microsoft encourages customers to review the Security Bulletin at:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS01-030.asp.
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Paul L. Schmehl, pauls () utdallas edu
http://www.utdallas.edu/~pauls/
Supervisor, Support Services
The University of Texas at Dallas
AVIEN Founding Member


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