Service Releases for FrontPage Server Extensions 2000
This section describes each of the service releases for FrontPage Server Extensions 2000. The most recent service release for FrontPage Server Extensions 2000 is Service Release 1.4.
Important FrontPage Server Extensions 2002 supersedes FrontPage Server Extensions 2000 and supports clients using Microsoft FrontPage 2002 as well as previous versions. If at all possible you should upgrade your Web servers to FrontPage Server Extensions 2002.
Service Release 1.4 is the most recent and final service release for FrontPage Server Extensions 2000. Web administrators hosting Web sites extended with the FrontPage Server Extensions should download and install the appropriate download for their operating system and Web server.
For more information on the FrontPage Server Extensions 2000 or to download the installation files, see the following resources:
- FrontPage Server Extensions 2000 for
Microsoft no longer supports the download version of FrontPage Server Extensions 2000.
- FrontPage Server Extensions 2000 for UNIX-based Servers
Note FrontPage Server Extensions 2000 Service Release 1.4 is the final Service Release update to FrontPage Server Extensions 2000 for both Microsoft Windows and UNIX. Web administrators should consider installing FrontPage Server Extensions 2002 to upgrade their Web servers to the most recent release of FrontPage Server Extensions.
For information on issues resolved with Service Release 1.4 and installation instructions, see Description of the FrontPage 2000 Server Extensions Security Patch.
Service Release 1.3 is superseded by Service Release 1.4. Updates in Service Release 1.3 are for Microsoft Windows-based platforms (version 22.214.171.12426 for Windows 2000, Windows NT 4.0 and Windows 9x systems). The following issues and resolutions are included in this service release.
|Security||Visual Interdev can create FrontPage Server Extension application roots without robust security.|
|Security||FrontPage Server Extensions sub-component contains unchecked buffer.|
|Operations||FrontPage Server Extensions are unable to save files after being first installed, without first creating a web.|
|Operations||Saving to target folder with UNC path while running for the first time prevents save.|
For additional information and installation instructions, see List of issues fixed in FrontPage Server Extensions Service Release 1.3.
Service Release 1.2 is superseded by Service Release 1.3. The following sections describe the updates included in service release 1.2 for Windows-based and UNIX-based Web servers. For additional information and installation instructions and issues resolved in this service release, see Description of Windows-based fixes for Server Extensions SR1.2.
Microsoft Windows-based Platforms
The following issues and resolutions are included in service release 1.2 for Windows-based Web servers (version 126.96.36.19924 for Windows 2000 systems, version 188.8.131.5217 for Windows NT 4.0, and Windows 9x systems).
|Categories||Functional links created using categories appear broken in the broken links report and Hyperlinks View.|
|Permissions||Users who have Administer permission on the root web cannot set permissions on the root web if they do not have explicit permissions to all other subwebs.|
The following issues and resolutions are included in service release 1.2 for UNIX-based Platforms (version 184.108.40.20622).
Thank you to the customers that reported security issues and assisted us with fixing them.
Service Release 1.1 is superseded by Service Release 1.2. For additional information and a list of issues resolved in this service release, see Description of FrontPage 2000 Server Extensions Service Release 1.1.