LANDesk® Security Review for the Week Ending October 24, 2008

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    LANDesk® Security Review for the Week Ending October 24, 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.

    Windows Content

    Vulnerability Definitions - This week Microsoft released an out-of-band security bulletin MS08-067. The bulletin addresses a vulnerability that could allow for remote code execution. The vulnerability could also be used in creating a wormable exploit. Customers are urged to apply this update as soon as possible.  Additional third-party applications were also released from other vendors:








    Mac Content

    Vulnerability Definitions

    Linux Content

    Vulnerability Definitions

    HPUX:  4 vulnerabilities;





    Solaris:  2  vulnerabilities



    SLES:   5 vulnerabilities;






    Spyware Updates




    Antivirus Updates




    Security News

    Is Anti-Virus enough? 


    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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