LANDesk Patch News Bulletin: LANDesk has Released Windows 2008 Security Configuration Benchmark for Windows Server 2008 Version 1.1.0 01-MAR-2011

Version 2

    LANDesk Security and Patch News



    • (March 01, 2011) LANDesk  has released one security update ST000084: This security threat content is based on the Security Configuration Benchmark For Windows 2008 version 1.1.0. Some of the recommended settings can be restrictive, LANDesk advises customers to thoroughly test the remediation of these benchmark items in order to avoid possible issues.


    This security threat is designed to help you assess and counter security risks that are specific to Microsoft Windows 2008 in your environment.


    It involves Account Policy Settings, Local Policy Settings, Audit Policy Settings, User Rights Assignment Settings, Security Option Settings, Restricted Groups, System Services, Additional Registry Settings, Additional Security Settings, Securing the File System.


    Detected misconfigurations can be repaired and if necessary the repair process can also be rolled back to the original configuration.



    In order to see the detailed information for misconfigurations, please view the vulscan.log on the client.


    New Vulnerabilities

    • Vulnerability ID – ST000084


    Changed Vulnerabilities

    • Vulnerability ID – N/A


    New Patch Downloads

    • *windows 2008 security check


    Where to Send Feedback

    At LANDesk, we are constantly striving to improve our products and services and hope you find these changes reflective of our ongoing commitment to listen to you—our partners and customers—in providing the best possible solutions to meet your needs now and in the future.  Please continue to provide feedback by contacting our local support organization.


    Best regards,

    LANDesk Product Support


    Copyright © 2011 LANDesk Software.  All rights reserved. LANDesk is either a registered trademark or trademark of LANDesk Software, Ltd. or its affiliated entities in the United States and/or other countries. Other names or brands may be claimed as the property of others.


    Information in this document is provided for information purposes only.  The information presented here is subject to change without notice.  This information is not warranted to be error-free, nor subject to any other warranties or conditions, whether expressed orally or implied in law, including any implied warranties and conditions of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. LANDesk disclaims any liability with respect to this document and LANDesk has no responsibility or liability for any third party products of any content contained on any site referenced herein.  This document may not be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, for any purpose, without our prior written permission. For the most current product information, please visit