LANDesk Patch News Bulletin: LANDesk is Broadening Support for SCAP Content 24-MAY-2011

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    Headlines

    • (May 24, 2011) LANDesk is updating support for the Secure Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) content. The initial content released by LANDesk was the Federal Desktop Core Configuration (FDCC) content. This content provided support for the FDCC benchmarks for Windows XP and Windows Vista. LANDesk is now broadening support for other SCAP content and will be releasing the United States Government Configuration Baseline for Windows 7. LANDesk is also working on providing content for the Microsoft Windows security baseline for Windows 2008. Other benchmarks will include the Center for Internet Security (CIS) benchmarks for Windows 7 and Windows 2008. Bulletins for these releases will be posted in this forum to notify customers of the content availability.

     

    • Note: Customers must have a LANDesk FDCC license to access this content. 

     

    Here is the new grouping structure for the LANDesk SCAP content:

    SCAP-Groupings for LD bulletin - 90.JPG

     

    New Vulnerabilities

    • Vulnerability ID – New CCE vulnerability definitions for the USGCB are available

     

    Changed Vulnerabilities

    • Vulnerability ID – OVAL (Microsoft security bulletin content) vulnerability definitions which were previously available for the FDCC Windows XP and Windows Vista baselines have been removed. LANDesk provides all MS security bulletins released on the monthly Patch Tuesday through LDPM and LDSS. In addition, remediation is supported through the LANDesk vulnerability definitions for MS security bulletins.

     

    New Patch Downloads

    • N/A

     

     

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