LANDesk Patch News Bulletin: LANDesk has Released a Definition for Disabling the Automatic Application Shutdown Feature in the MSI Restart Manager 07-NOV-2013

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    • (November 07,2013) LANDesk has released the DisableAutomaticApplicationShutdown vulnerability definition. Windows Installer 4.x and later includes the MSI Restart Managerwhich is designed to reduce required operating system reboots during Installer maintenance mode operations, by restarting applications rather than rebooting the operating system. Windows Installer will attempt to use the Restart Manager. However, users prefer that applications not be restarted during patch installation, so this vulnerability definition will disable interaction of the Windows Installer with the Restart Manager and will use the FilesInUse Dialog functionality. Please visit the following page for more details,


    New Vulnerabilities

    • Vulnerability ID – DisableAutomaticApplicationShutdown


    Changed Vulnerabilities

    • Vulnerability ID – N/A


    New Patch Downloads

    • N/A


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