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Microsoft has released FrontPage 2000 Server Extensions Service Release 1.3 (SR 1.3). This service release is a free update for the FrontPage 2000 Server Extensions. It contains a series of recent fixes and includes the following version upgrades:
Updates for Microsoft Windows-based Platforms
Frontpage 2000 Server Extensions Release 1.3 is included in Windows 2000 Service Pack 3.
For more information about the latest service pack for Windows 2000, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/260910/ )How to obtain the latest Windows 2000 service pack
How to Download FrontPage Server Extensions Service Release 1.3To obtain FrontPage Server Extensions Service Release 1.3, see the following Microsoft Web site:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/en-us/dnservext/fpse2000Winfpse.aspTo obtain the latest version of the Server Extensions, see the following Microsoft Web site:
How to Install FrontPage Server Extensions Service Release 1.3To install FrontPage Server Extensions Service Release 1.3, follow the steps appropriate to your version of Windows:
Issues Fixed by the Update
Visual InterDev Creates New Websites in Low Security Context
On Microsoft Windows NT 4.0, if you create a new subweb by using Microsoft Visual InterDev 6.0, it is automatically created as an application. After you upgrade, the new default setting is to run the application out-of-process. This improves security.
Application Root Loses Security Setting After Publish
If you set an application root to run out-of-process, publishing it to a different server does not retain the security setting and demotes the application to run in-process. SR 1.3 allows subwebs to retain their original security settings after publication.
Buffer Overflow in FP4aReg.dll
SR 1.3 corrects a buffer overflow in FP4aReg.dll that allows a long argument to trigger a stack overflow.
Errors When You Save or Open a File from a FrontPage Web
If you have a network policy that redirects the My Documents folder to a network share, FrontPage fails to open and save files to a Web. SR 1.3 corrects this problem.
SR 1.3 also corrects problems where you cannot save a file unless you create a Web after you install the FrontPage Server Extensions or when you save a file to a folder by using a Universal Naming Convention (UNC) path.
MMC Stops Responding if You Click the Server Extensions Tab
If you downloaded security bulletin MS01-035 from the following URL
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS01-035.mspxand click the Server Extensions tab in the Internet Information Services Management Console, MMC may stop responding (hang).
SR 1.3 corrects this problem and provides a security fix for the Subcomponent's Unchecked Buffer.
Server Extensions Fail if You Delete a File with a Relative Link
If you delete a file with at least one relative link, you receive errors and the FrontPage Server Extensions stop responding. SR 1.3 corrects this problem.
For additional information about this problem, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/312418/EN-US/ )FP2000: Deleting File from IIS 5.0 Web Server Results in Errors in Event Viewer Log File
REFERENCESNOTE: All of the Windows-based fixes for FrontPage Server Extensions that are included in SR-1.1 and SR-1.2 are included in FrontPage Server Extensions SR-1.3.
For additional information about FrontPage Server Extensions Service Release 1.1, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
265134For additional information about FrontPage Server Extensions Service Release 1.2, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/265134/EN-US/ )FP2000: FrontPage 2000 Server Extensions Service Release 1.1
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/269835/ )Windows-Based Fixes for Server Extensions SR1.2
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