LANDesk® Security Review for the Week Ending November 07, 2008

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    LANDesk® Security Review for the Week Ending November 07, 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 was marked by several updates from Adobe including, Reader, Acrobat, and Shockwave player. Microsoft also released a couple of noteworthy updates.

    Next week is Microsoft's Patch Tuesday with only two security bulletins announced for release. As with all Patch Tuesday releases this is subject to change. See the following link for the advance notification information from Microsoft:

    http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms08-nov.mspx

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Mac Content

    Vulnerability Definitions

    Linux Content

    Vulnerability Definitions

    HPUX:  2 vulnerabilities;

    V_INTL_PHSS_38332

    V_INTL_PHSS_38609

    Redhat: 2  vulnerabilities;

    V_INTL_RHSA-2008-0945

    V_INTL_RHSA-2008-0965

    SLES: 50 vulnerabilities;

    V_INTL_SU-for-KDE(20071010)

    V_INTL_patch-10142

    V_INTL_patch-10177

    V_INTL_patch-10184

    V_INTL_patch-10196

    V_INTL_patch-10668

    V_INTL_patch-10997

    V_INTL_patch-11001

    V_INTL_patch-11078

    V_INTL_patch-11326

    V_INTL_patch-11328

    V_INTL_patch-11533

    V_INTL_patch-11537

    V_INTL_patch-11542

    V_INTL_patch-11559

    V_INTL_patch-11717

    V_INTL_patch-11761

    V_INTL_patch-11767

    V_INTL_patch-11977

    V_INTL_patch-11981

    V_INTL_patch-12040

    V_INTL_patch-12043

    V_INTL_patch-9211

    V_INTL_patch-9215

    V_INTL_RU-for-GNOME-and-others(20070314)

    V_INTL_RU-for-KDE-components(20070313)

    V_INTL_RU-for-Kernel-and-utilities(20070316)

    V_INTL_RU-for-limal-apparmor-components(20070315)

    V_INTL_RU-for-OpenOffice(20071113)

    V_INTL_RU-for-OpenOffice_org(20070508)

    V_INTL_RU-for-orarun(20070315)

    V_INTL_RU-for-pam_mount(20070315)

    V_INTL_RU-for-redbook(20070316)

    V_INTL_RU-for-Samba(20081001)

    V_INTL_RU-for-SaX2-and-MozillaFirefox(20070316)

    V_INTL_RU-for-sysconfig(20070911)

    V_INTL_RU-for-the-GCC-suite-and-valgrind(20070315)

    V_INTL_RU-for-Xen(20070316)

    V_INTL_RU-for-Xorg,-glibc-and-other-packages(20070316)

    V_INTL_RU-for-YaST2-and-components(20070316)

    V_INTL_RU-for-yast2-apparmor-parser(20070315)

    V_INTL_SU-for-Linux-kernel(20061218)

    V_INTL_SU-for-Linux-kernel(20070219)

    V_INTL_SU-for-Linux-kernel(20071128)

    V_INTL_SU-for-Linux-kernel(20080125)

    V_INTL_SU-for-Linux-kernel(20081008)

    V_INTL_SU-for-X.org-X11(20071008)

    V_INTL_SU-for-X11-libs-and-server(20080107)

    V_INTL_SU-for-Xen(20061009)

    V_INTL_SU-for-xorg-x11-Xnest(20080108)

    Solaris: 2 vulnerabilities;

    V_INTL_108434

    V_INTL_108435

    SUSE 10 Linux Security Threats

    Spyware Updates - This coming week we are planning to release updates for the LANDesk Spyware Engine. The update for LDSS 8.7 users will be available in Service Pack 6 for 8.7. The update for LDSS 8.8 users will be available in LANDesk Updates content. We will be phasing out LRD support with this update and we will move exclusively to the Core.aawdef definition file format. Please visit the  Community.LANDesk.Com site for additional information about the Service Pack and the Updates.

    Definitions

     

     

     

     

    Antivirus Updates

    Definitions - New support added this week for ESET NOD32 Antivirus v3.0

     

     

     

    Security News

    Getting a handle on Information Security Management

    • This week's article is something a little different than the others; it's a helpful book on information security management.  This book has tons of great content on Information Security Management and is a great resource for those of you who are just starting out in the Information Security field.

     

     

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