LANDesk Patch new Bulletin: MAC Antivirus Content  Support and Firewall Content 18-JAN-2008

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    LANDesk Security and Patch News


    (January 18, 2008) LANDesk has released Mac Antivrus (AV) content support for Norton Antivirus 10.x and McAfee VirusScan 8.5. Content for supporting the Mac OS X firewall has also been released. This is phase one in supporting these popular antivirus products. The content will detect and report real-time scanning, autoupdate status, pattern file up-to-date checking, and engine version check. The content currently supports detection for these configurations. Remediation will be provided in the next phase remediation. We would appreciate your feedback and response to our initial content release for these applications.


    New Vulnerabilities

    • APPLE-Norton-AV-Engine-RTStatus, INTL

    • APPLE-Norton-AV-Engine, INTL

    • APPLE-Norton-AV-Pattern, ENU

    • APPLE-Norton-AV-AutoUpdate-Status, INTL

    • APPLE-McAfee-AV-Engine, INTL

    • APPLE-McAfee-AV-AutoUpdate-Status, INTL

    • APPLE-McAfee-AV-Engine-RTStatus, INTL

    • APPLE-McAfee-AV-Pattern, INTL

    • APPLE-Firewall-Settings, INTL

    • APPLE-Antivirus-Install-Check, INTL


    The content will check the following settings:


    • Virus pattern and scan engine should be up-to-date

    • Auto update for pattern files' should be enabled

    • Real-time scanning should be enabled

    • At least one AV solution should be installed(Norton or McAfee) please provide feedback for additional AV solutions that should be added

    • Mac OS X firewall should be configured correctly

    Changed Vulnerabilities

    • N/A

    New Patch Downloads

    • N/A

    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.


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