LANDesk Patch News Bulletin: LANDesk Content added for MAC AV Support for Norton Antivirus 11.0 & McAfee VirusScan 8.6 23-MAR-2008

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    • (March 23, 2008) LANDesk has released Mac Antivrus (AV) content support for Norton Antivirus 11.0 and McAfee VirusScan 8.6. The content for McAfee VirusScan 8.6 will detect and report real-time scanning, autoupdate status, pattern file up-to-date checking, and perform an engine version check. The content supports detection for these configurations. The content for Norton Antivirus 11.0 will detect and report autoupdate status, pattern file up-to-date checking, and engine version check.


                   We would appreciate any feedback and response to our initial content release for these applications.


    New Vulnerabilities

    • APPLE-Norton-11-AV-AutoUpdate-Status, INTL

    • APPLE-Norton-11-AV-Pattern, ENU

    • APPLE-McAfee-8.6-AV-Pattern, INTL

    • APPLE-McAfee-8.6-AV-Engine-RTStatus, INTL

    • APPLE-McAfee-8.6-AV-AutoUpdate-Status, 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(for  McAfee VirusScan 8.6)

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

    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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