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Shavlik, a global leader in simplifying the complexity of IT management, is dedicated to significantly reducing the time-to-value for IT professionals from months to minutes. Shavlik’s Protect, Configure, SCUPdates and Management Intelligence are some of its on-premise and cloud base solutions that enable customers to manage both physical and virtual machines, deploy software, discover assets, simplify configuration, control power usage and ensure endpoint security. By bringing the sophisticated capabilities enjoyed by large companies to organizations of all sizes and types, Shavlik is driving the democratization of IT.
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November 2011 Patch Tuesday Overview

November 2011 Patch Tuesday Overview

Microsoft has released four new security bulletins for this edition of Patch Tuesday. These four security bulletins address four vulnerabilities. The first bulletin administrators should address is MS11-083. This bulletin addresses one vulnerability in Windows TCP/IP. If an attacker sends a stream of malicious User Datagram Protocol (UDP) network packets to an unpatched machine, the [...]

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November 2011 Patch Tuesday Advanced Notification

November 2011 Patch Tuesday Advanced Notification

Microsoft has released their advanced notification for the upcoming November edition of Patch Tuesday. Microsoft is planning to release four new security bulletins addressing four vulnerabilities. Security Bulletin Breakdown: 1 bulletin rated as Critical 2 bulletins rated as Important 1 bulletin rated as Moderate 2 vulnerabilities fixed could lead to Remote Code Execution 1 vulnerability [...]

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October 2011 Patch Tuesday Overview

October 2011 Patch Tuesday Overview

Microsoft has released eight new security bulletins in their October 2011 version of Patch Tuesday.  These eight new security bulletins address 23 vulnerabilities. The bulletin administrators should look at patching first is the bi-monthly cumulative update for Microsoft Internet Explorer.  Security bulletin MS11-081 addresses eight individual vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer.  A user visiting a malicious [...]

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October 2011 Patch Tuesday Advanced Notification

October 2011 Patch Tuesday Advanced Notification

Microsoft has released their October 2011 Patch Tuesday Advanced notification.  Microsoft is planning to release 8 new security bulletins addressing 23 vulnerabilities. Security Bulletin Breakdown: 2 bulletins are rated as Critical 6 bulletins are rated as Important 6 vulnerabilities fixed could lead to Remote Code Execution 1 vulnerability fixed could lead to Elevation of Privilege [...]

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September 2011 Patch Tuesday Overview

September 2011 Patch Tuesday Overview

Microsoft has released their scheduled monthly Security Bulletin release with 5 bulletins addressing 15 vulnerabilities. MS11-070 addresses 1 vulnerability in the WINS service.  Only Microsoft server operating systems are affected by this vulnerability (Windows 2003, Windows 2008, Windows 2008 R2).  In order for an attacker to carry out an exploit, the attacker must have access [...]

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September 2011 Patch Tuesday Advanced Notification

September 2011 Patch Tuesday Advanced Notification

Microsoft has announced their plans for the September 2011 edition of Patch Tuesday.  Microsoft is planning to release 5 new security bulletins.  Although this is Microsoft’s ‘light’ Patch Tuesday, we are seeing quite a few Microsoft products being patched this month. Security Bulletin Breakdown: 2 bulletins affect Microsoft operating systems 3 bulletins affect Microsoft Office [...]

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August 2011 Patch Tuesday Overview

August 2011 Patch Tuesday Overview

With the August 2011 edition of Patch Tuesday, Microsoft has just released 13 bulletins addressing 22 vulnerabilities.  This month marks a “heavy” month for Microsoft for Patch Tuesday. The first bulletin administrators should look at patching first is the bi-monthly cumulative update for Microsoft Internet Explorer (MS11-057).  This bulletin addresses typical vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer [...]

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August 2011 Patch Tuesday Advanced Notification

August 2011 Patch Tuesday Advanced Notification

Microsoft has just released their advanced notification for the August 2011 edition of Patch Tuesday.  Microsoft is planning to release 13 security bulletins addressing 22 vulnerabilities. Security Bulletin Breakdown: 2 bulletins are rated Critical 9 bulletins are rated Important 2 bulletins are rated Moderate 4 vulnerabilities can lead to Remote Code Execution 3 vulnerabilities can [...]

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July 2011 Patch Tuesday Overview

July 2011 Patch Tuesday Overview

Microsoft has released 4 new security bulletins in the July 2011 edition of Patch Tuesday.  These 4 security bulletins address 22 vulnerabilities.  After a hefty Patch Tuesday last month, administrators are getting a bit of a breather with a manageable security bulletin release.  Even with a small release, there are some key points to consider. [...]

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July 2011 Patch Tuesday Advanced Notification

July 2011 Patch Tuesday Advanced Notification

Microsoft has just released their advanced notification for the July 2011 edition of Patch Tuesday.  Microsoft is planning to release 4 security bulletins addressing 22 vulnerabilities. Security Bulletin Breakdown: 1 bulletin is rated Critical 3 bulletins are rated Important 2 vulnerabilities can lead to Remote Code Execution 2 vulnerabilities can lead to Elevation of Privilege [...]

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