LANDesk® Security Review for the Week Ending October 10, 2008
LANDesk® Patch Manager and Security Suite ("LDSS") provide customers with the latest security and application patches and updates for the most utilized software in your business. Maintaining a safe and secure environment helps to avoid downtime that will affect employees and productivity. The following items are the patch and update highlights from this past week.
Vulnerability Definitions - A variety of updates were released this week for browsers, multimedia applications, and instant messaging applications. In addition, there were several KBs released by Microsoft. There were also two updates for Lenovo ThinkVantage Technologies applications. See the list below for details:
- Vulnerability ID: MSWMP11v3
- Vulnerability ID: ITUNESv801
- Vulnerability ID: OPERAv960
- Vulnerability ID: YAHOO_MSGR9
- Vulnerability ID: ACCESS_CONNECTIONS & ACTIVE_PROTECTION
- Vulnerability ID: GOOGLE_DESKTOPv5.8.809.23506 , SKYPEv22.214.171.124 , ICQ6_ENU , TRILLIANv3111
- Vulnerability ID: 943729v2_VISTA
- Vulnerability ID: 956774_VISTA_WIN2008
Vulnerability Definitions - Apple released its security update for October. Updates for Java, browser, multimedia, and instant messaging application updates were also released.
- Vulnerability ID: ADIUM_MAC_132
- Vulnerability ID: APPLE-JAVA-For10.5Update2
- Vulnerability ID: APPLE-JavaRelease7-TI.xml
- Vulnerability ID: APPLE-SA-2008-007-Ti11-Intel, Vulnerability ID - APPLE-SA-2008-007-Ti11-PPC, APPLE-SA-2008-007-Ti11-UnivServer, APPLE-SA-2008-007-Ti11-PPCServer, APPLE-SA-2008-007-Le5-Server, APPLE-SA-2008-007-Le
- Vulnerability ID: OPERA960_Update
- Vulnerability ID: APPLE-iTunes801
- Vulnerability ID: Thunderbird20017_Update
HPUX: 13 vulnerabilities ;
Redhat: 8 vulnerabilities;
SLES: 9 vulnerabilities
Solaris: 4 vulnerabilities
Security Threat Updates
- Vulnerability ID - ST000203
Getting the most out of LANDesk Security and Patch Manager
- Here is a list of the applications and products that Security and Patch Manager support.
Patch Tuesday and Critical Patch Updates around the corner
- Clear your calendars and fire-up your Core Servers it's time to push out some patches. This week's article is more of a heads up for you Patch Administrators-especially for those of you that manage mixed environments.
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