LANDesk Patch News Bulletin: Microsoft has Released a Hotfix Update for DST for Asuncion, Fiji, and Santiago 15-MAR-2010

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    ·        (March 15, 2010) Microsoft has released KB 981128 which is a hotfix that updates the daylight saving time for Asuncion, Fiji and Santiago time zones for Windows Operating Systems. LANDesk has marked this vulnerability as “_Manual” since Microsoft requires customers to request the hotfix patches due to the following reasons:

    ·         A hotfix is intended to correct a specific problem.

    ·         Apply the hotfix only to systems that are experiencing the specific problem.

    ·         Installing the incorrect hotfix can cause damage to your system.

    ·         If you are not sure whether the hotfix is the correct one for your system, do not install it.

     

    In order to remediate this vulnerability through LANDesk Security and Patch Manager you will need to request and download the patch(es) from Microsoft and place the patch(es) in the /patch folder on the LANDesk core. You will then be able to remediate via the normal LDSS/LDPM patch process. Please visit the following page for more details:

    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/981128

           

    New Vulnerabilities

    ·          Vulnerability ID – 981128_Manual

     

    Changed Vulnerabilities

    ·          Vulnerability ID – 979306

    (Added the replacement information.)

     

    New Patch Downloads

    ·         windowsxp-kb981128-x86-enu.exe

    ·         windowsserver2003-kb981128-x86-enu.exe

    ·         windowsserver2003.windowsxp-kb981128-x64-enu.exe

     

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