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IBM announces the availability of Interim Fix Pack 2 for IBM Endpoint Manager for Remote Control 9.1.0. The content in the Tivoli Remote Control Site has been modified to support the release of the new Interim Fixpack 2 for IBM Endpoint Manager for Remote Control 9.1.0. The full build number for Interim Fix Pack 2 is 9.1.0.0201. Modified Fixlet Messages: - The deployment tasks have been updated to install the Interim Fixpack 2 components. - The upgrade tasks have been updated to upgrade the installed components to the Interim Fixpack 2 version.... [More]
The Getting Started with Software Use Analysis 2.0 Guide is intended for users who want to learn how to perform the basic tasks in SUA 2.0. From the guide, you can learn how to: migrate the BFInventory database and software catalog customization. manage and configure the system (create data sources and manage computer groups). manage the deployment (exclude computers from being scanned and manage scanning schedule). update software catalog based on scan and raw usage data. manage reports (types of reports, filter reports, manage saved reports,... [More]
Content in the Patches for Windows Site has been released. New Fixlets: Fixlets for Microsoft Security Bulletins: MS16-001 MS16-002 MS16-003 MS16-004 MS16-005 MS16-006 MS16-007 MS16-008 MS16-010 [Major] 3109853: Security advisory: Update to improve TLS session resumption interoperability - Windows 8.1 Gold - KB3109853 (ID: 310985301) [Major] 3109853: Security... [More]
The following patches are now available in site version 1592: MS12-032 MS12-033. The rest (MS12-029, MS12-030, MS12-031, MS12-034, MS12-035) and the non-English content will be available later today. Thanks.
IBM Tivoli Endpoint Manager for Security and Compliance Security Configuration Management (SCM) The Security and Compliance team at IBM has updated the content within the DISA Checklists to be compatible with the latest "Create Custom Checklist" Wizard in the SCM Reporting site. Affected Sites: * DISA STIG Checklist for SUSE 9 ---------------- site version 9 * DISA STIG Checklist for SUSE 11 -------------- site version 9 Please contact IBM Tivoli Endpoint Manager Technical Support if you have any questions regarding... [More]
IBM Endpoint Manager for Security and Compliance Security Configuration Management (SCM) The Security and Compliance team at IBM has updated the content in DISA Windows 7. See details below: Updated Sites: DISA STIG Checklist for Windows 7 = site version 20 *Site versions provided for air-gap customers. Changelist: Updated ActionScript for the following Fixlet: Fixlet Title: The IP-HTTP IPv6 transition technology will be disabled Fixlet Category: IP-HTTPS State (V-26576) We hope you... [More]
Content in the Patches for Windows (English) Fixlet Site has been released. New Fixlet Messages: Fixlet messages for Microsoft Security Bulletins: MS12-043 MS12-044 MS12-045 MS12-046 * MS12-047 MS12-048 MS12-049 MS12-050 * * This is publication 1 of 2. The noted bulletins are not included in the first publishing. Completion of the content is coming. Reason for Update: Microsoft has released 9 Security Bulletins for July 2012. Actions to Take: None Published site version: Patches for Windows... [More]
Product: IBM BigFix Compliance Title: New Security Configuration Management (SCM) CIS Checklist for Mac OS X 10.11 Category: New SCM checklist Published Benchmark: CIS Checklist for Mac OS X 10.11 , V1.0.0 Details: IBM is pleased to announce the availability of a new Security Configuration Management (SCM) checklist for IBM BigFix Compliance. The checklist is based on Center for Internet Security (CIS) benchmark for Mac OS X 10.11 , V1.0.0. This checklist contains a number of checks to... [More]
IBM BigFix Patches for Windows is pleased to announce that it has extended its support to include Adobe Acrobat Reader DC. BigFix supports both the continuous and classic tracks of the Adobe Document Cloud offering. Highlights 8101103 Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 2015.010.20060 Available - Adobe Acrobat Reader DC - Continuous Track 8101105 Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 2015.010.20060 Available (MUI Installer) - Adobe Acrobat Reader DC - Continuous Track 8101107 Adobe Acrobat Reader DC Disable Automatic Software Updates - Adobe... [More]
Trend Micro has reported security vulnerabilities associated with Apple QuickTime on Windows. Apple is deprecating QuickTime and will no longer provide updates for these vulnerabilities. QuickTime will still run on computers where they are installed. However, there might be risks of potential attacks against these reported vulnerabilities. Trend Micro has posted a call to action to uninstall QuickTime. US-CERT also released an alert which states that “The only mitigation available is to uninstall QuickTime for Windows.“ You can use... [More]
Content in the Patches for Windows (English) Fixlet Site has been released. New Fixlet Messages: Fixlet messages for Microsoft Security Bulletins: MS12-071 * MS12-072 * MS12-073 * MS12-074 MS12-075 * MS12-076 * * This is publication 2 of 2. The noted bulletins were published in the first publishing. Reason for Update: Microsoft has released 6 Security Bulletins for November 2012. Actions to Take: None Published site version: Patches for Windows (English), version 1681 Additional links: Microsoft... [More]
We are pleased to announce the support for Solaris Live Upgrade. We have released a new site called “Patches for Solaris Live Upgrade”, which contains Fixlets for patching Solaris inactive boot environments. Supported Solaris Versions: - Solaris 9 - Solaris 10 - Solaris 10x86 Type of Patches: - Oracle Recommended patches - Oracle Security patches - Oracle Critical Patch Updates (CPU) Supported Versions of IBM Endpoint Manager: IBM Endpoint Manager 8.0 and later Refer to the... [More]
Hi! Help us to improve the IBM Endpoint Manager documentation by providing your feedback. The IBM Endpoint Manager Documentation Usability Group is conducting a survey on the current content of the information center. Your input is very important to us and will help us improve the quality and usefulness of our content. It will take you approximately 2 minutes to complete the survey. Simply click on the following link, or cut and paste the entire URL into your browser to access the... [More]