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Content in the Patches for Windows (English) Fixlet Site has been released. New Fixlets: Fixlets for Microsoft Security Bulletins: MS15-106 MS15-107 MS15-108 MS15-109 MS15-110 MS15-111 [Major] 2960358: Update for Disabling RC4 in .NET TLS - .NET Framework 4.6 - Enable Workaround (ID: 296035801) [Major] 2960358: Update for Disabling RC4 in .NET TLS - .NET Framework 3.5 - Windows 10 - Enable Workaround ... [More]
Content in the Patches for Windows Site has been released. New Fixlets: Fixlets for Microsoft Security Bulletins: MS16-051 MS16-052 MS16-053 MS16-054 MS16-055 MS16-056 MS16-057 MS16-058 MS16-059 MS16-060 MS16-061 MS16-062 MS16-064 MS16-065 MS16-066... [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]
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]
You might be wondering why some Microsoft updates do not have equivalent IBM Endpoint Manager (IEM) Fixlets. This has to do with special types of updates that Microsoft has released. You might need to install subsequent updates depending on certain conditions that Microsoft detailed in the bulletins of these special updates. IBM Endpoint Manager, in turn, releases Fixlets based on these conditions set by Microsoft and on the content that are released in the Microsoft Download Center. The following tables list such special case updates. The last... [More]
Do not register iOS7 devices into IEM for Mobile Devices until ALL iOS extenders in your environment have been upgraded to version 9.0.40039, which was released on September 3rd, in site version 73. Any iOS 7 device that connects to an iOS Management Extender earlier than version 9.0.40039 will cause a larger than normal load on that management extender, resulting in severe performance degradation. Please upgrade your iOS Management Extenders using Fixlet id 94, "Upgrade Management Extender for Enrollment and Apple iOS... [More]
Content in the Patches for Windows Site has been released. New Fixlets: Fixlets for Microsoft Security Bulletins: MS16-144 MS16-145 MS16-146 MS16-147 MS16-148 MS16-149 MS16-150 MS16-151 MS16-152 MS16-153 MS16-154 MS16-155 Modified Fixlets: [Major] Office 365 Version 15.0.4885.1001 Available - Office... [More]
The Fixlets for the following security bulletins are now available in version 1593 of the Patches for Windows (English) site: MS12-029 MS12-030 MS12-031 MS12-034 MS12-035 It took us longer to release these Fixlets due to a larger than expected number of patches made available by Microsoft. We plan to release Fixlets for the localized versions of the patches over the next couple of days.
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 for UNIX Operating Systems to expand the availability of parameters for more checks. The SCM Reporting site has been updated to continue proper checklist support. Affected Sites: * DISA STIG Checklist for RHEL 6 ---------------- site version 4 * SCM Checklist for DISA STIG on RHEL 6 -------------- site version 4 * Added parameterization for the... [More]
New content has been released for Microsoft security advisory 2749655. For more information, please visit: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/advisory/2749655 This new content is in version 1669 of the Enterprise Security site.
IBM BigFix Patch supports Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. For detailed information, see https://ibm.biz/BdHGkg . The BigFix patching process is similar among the versions and flavors for Red Hat Enterprise Linux. However, the change in the management services for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 might have an impact on how the patches are retrieved. Since Red Hat has moved to a new subscription management for RHEL 7 (see https://access.redhat.com/articles/63269... [More]
IBM BigFix Compliance PCI Add-on Security Configuration Management (SCM) The IBM BigFix Compliance team has updated the content for the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) DSS checklist for Red Hat Linux Enterprise 6 and 7. Updated Sites: PCI DSS Checklist for RHEL 6, version 2 PCI DSS Checklist for RHEL 7, version 2 *Site versions are provided for air-gap customers. Changelist: Additional service and policy-related checks are available in the PCI DSS Checklist for RHEL 6 and PCI DSS Checklist for... [More]
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]
IBM Tivoli Endpoint Manager for Security and Compliance Security Configuration Management (SCM) The Security and Compliance team at IBM has: updated FDCC Windows, USGCB Windows, SCM Reporting refreshed DISA Windows Affected Sites: FDCC Checklist for Internet Explorer 7 v3 FDCC Checklist for Windows Vista v4 FDCC Checklist for Windows XP v3 DISA STIG Checklist for Windows 2003 DC v14 DISA STIG Checklist for Windows 2003 MS v13 DISA STIG Checklist for Windows 2008 DC v12 DISA STIG Checklist for Windows 2008 MS v12 DISA STIG Checklist for Windows... [More]
IBM Endpoint Manager for Security and Compliance Security Configuration Management (SCM) The Security and Compliance team at IBM has refreshed the following DISA RHEL 6 content to version 1 release 3: Updated Sites: DISA STIG Checklist for RHEL 6 - RG03 = site version 7 SCM Checklist for DISA STIG on RHEL 6 - RG03 = site version 5 Changelist: The DISA content was refreshed to DISA version 1 release 3. *Site versions provided for air-gap customers. We hope you find this latest... [More]