LANDesk® Security Review for the Week Ending November 14, 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 Microsoft's Patch Tuesday. Two security bulletins were released to address remote code execution issues. MS08-069 is rated critical and MS08-068 is rated important. Customers are encouraged to apply the patches for these bulletins as soon as possible. Updates for Microsoft Junk E-mail filters were also released this week. Additional third-party applications were released for Adobe, Yahoo!, and Mozilla products.
Vulnerability ID: MS08-068 and MS08-069
Vulnerability ID: 957829
Vulnerability ID: 957832_ENU
Vulnerability ID: 959252v2
Vulnerability ID: 90586626
Vulnerability ID: FIREFOX3v304,FIREFOX2v018
Vulnerability ID: YAHOO_MSGR9
Vulnerability ID: SHOCKWAVEPLAYERv184.108.40.2060
Vulnerability ID: Firefox20018_Update
Vulnerability ID: Firefox3.0.4_Update
Blocked Applications Updates
Vulnerability ID - Multiple IDs for this content please see the bulletin for details
HPUX: 18 vulnerabilities;
Redhat: 3 ulnerabilities;
SLES: 48 vulnerabilities;
Solaris: 1 changed vulnerabilities;
LRD Version 349
Core.aawdef Version 137
The LANDesk Spyware engine has been updated
The latest Spyware engine is available for LDSS 8.7 and 8.8. The update for 8.7 is available in the recently released Service Pack 6 and the update for 8.8 is available in the LANDesk Updates content. Below is a list of new features:
- x64 environment support
- Improved LSP and NSP scanning
- Improved Deep Scanning of Registry
- Remediation of "User Mode Rootkits" during scan
In addition to these features both 8.7 and 8.8 will use the same definition file - core.aawdef. Please ensure both the core and all clients are updated.
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