LANDESK Patch News Bulletin: LANDESK has Updated Security Threat ST000003 to Allow Administrators to Adjust Settings to Avoid an Automatic Update to Windows 10 for Client Machines 25-FEB-2016

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    ·         (February 25, 2016) LANDESK has updated Security Threat ST000003 and has republished it for customers to download. This version adds a custom variable that allows administrators to check the setting for Recommended updates in windows update feature. This will allow administrators from having clients automatically updated from Windows 7 or Windows 8 to Windows 10..

          Consider the following scenario:



    Microsoft is going to start pushing out Windows 10 as a “recommended” update. This means that if business users have settings like the one listed below, it will be downloaded and a message will appear asking them to install it.

    Microsoft Upgrade Settings.jpg


    Articles about the upgrade.


    Microsoft to start pushing Windows 10 on more business ...

    Microsoft is pushing Windows 10 on a group of previously off-limits users as its new operating system nears the six month anniversary of its release.



    New Vulnerabilities

    ·           Vulnerability ID – ST000003

    Changed Vulnerabilities

    ·          Vulnerability ID – N/A

    New Patch Downloads

    ·          N/A

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