LANDesk® Security Review for the Week Ending September 26, 2008
LANDesk® Patch Manager and Security Suite ("LDSS") provide customers with the latest security and application patches and updates for the most utilized software in your business. Maintaining a safe and secure environment helps to avoid downtime that will affect employees and productivity. The following items are the patch and update highlights from this past week.
Vulnerability Definitions - This week was highlighted by Firefox updates for both Firefox 2 and Firefox 3. Customers are strongly encouraged to update the latest versions in order to take advantage of the fixes that have been added. There were also several Microsoft updates that were published.
Vulnerability ID: 938888_INTL
Vulnerability ID: Mulltiple Vulnerabilities published for Firefox 2 and Firefox 3 for the supported languages. See the bulletin link below for details:
Vulnerability ID: 954920 and 954920_VISTA_WIN2008
Vulnerability ID: Mulltiple Vulnerabilities published for Windows 2008. See the bulletin link below for details:
HPUX: 1 vulnerability
RedHat: 2 vulnerabilities
Solaris: 3 vulnerabilities
LRD Version 332
Core.aawdef Version 120
Sometimes a virus shows up that does not have a definition yet. This is true for all viruses when they are first written. These are called "zero day" viruses. The following link provides instructions on how these samples can be sent to LANDesk for inclusion in our Antivirus pattern files.
Virus Watch from our partner Kaspersky Lab
Getting help from the LANDesk experts for LANDesk Security and Patch Manager
The Community.LANDesk.com site is a great place to get expert advice from the LANDesk user community as well as LANDesk engineers. This week we highlight a recent tip from one of our experienced LANDesk support engineers, Paul Hoffman. He helps a user who is running into some incorrect patch information.
Mozilla updates Firefox 2 and Firefox 3 but there will be another fix soon - maybe next week.
This week we released content to support Mozilla's latest updates for Firefox 2 and Firefox 3. It appears that there should have been at least one more fix added. See the link below for details.
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