MICROSOFT’S January 2017 PATCH RELEASES

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MICROSOFT’S January 2017 PATCH RELEASES   Microsoft have released 4 new Patch Tuesday releases for deployment this month of January. Quite a small deployment of updates this month 🙂 See how you can remove the risk of patch deployment by adding SnaPatch to your SCCM patching infrastructure? MS17-001 – Important Security Update for Microsoft Edge (3199709) This security update resolves a vulnerability in Microsoft Edge….

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MICROSOFT’S December 2016 PATCH RELEASES

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MICROSOFT’S December 2016 PATCH RELEASES Microsoft have released 12 new Patch Tuesday releases for deployment this month of December. See how you can remove the risk of patch deployment by adding SnaPatch to your SCCM patching infrastructure? MS16-144 – Critical Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3204059) This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer. The most severe of the vulnerabilities could allow remote…

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MICROSOFT’S November 2016 PATCH RELEASES

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MICROSOFT’S November 2016 PATCH RELEASES Microsoft have released 14 new Patch Tuesday releases for deployment this month of November. See how you can remove the risk of patch deployment by adding SnaPatch to your SCCM patching infrastructure? MS16-129 – Critical Cumulative Security Update for Microsoft Edge (3199057) This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Edge. The most severe of the vulnerabilities could allow remote…

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Configuration Manager 1606 Hotfix KB3180992

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Configuration Manager 1606 Hotfix KB3180992 A new update for your System Centre Configuration Manager has been released, which will bring your SCCM environment to build 5.00.8412.1204. This update fixes the following issues identified with SCCM; When you select the Update all clients in the hierarchy using production client option on the Client Upgrade tab of Hierarchy Settings Properties, an exception occurs. The exception details…

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MICROSOFT’S October 2016 PATCH RELEASES

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MICROSOFT’S October 2016 PATCH RELEASES Microsoft have released 10 new Patch Tuesday releases for deployment this month. Are you ready to remove the risk of patch deployment by adding SnaPatch to your SCCM patching infrastructure? MS16-118 – Critical Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3192887) This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer. The most severe of the vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if…

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MICROSOFT’S September 2016 PATCH RELEASES

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MICROSOFT’S September 2016 PATCH RELEASES Well after a horrible last month for patches causing issues (KB3176934 breaks Windows 10 Powershell , KB3179575 causing authentication issues with Windows 2012 servers, and KB3177725 & KB3176493 causing printing issues), we are all hoping that this month’s release doesnt cause any problems. If you want to avoid issues with patch deployment, and to facilitate a quick roll back should any windows…

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Microsoft patches KB3177725 & KB3176493 causing printing issues

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Microsoft patches KB3177725 & KB3176493 causing printing issues Two recently released patches from Microsoft (in the August Patch Tuesday Release) seem to be causing some issues. The problematic security updates are KB3177725 and KB3176493 both which were to patch security vulnerabilities that could allow remote code execution on both Windows 7, 8, 8.1 and 10 as well as server editions of their software, Windows server 2008,…

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MICROSOFT’S August 2016 PATCH RELEASES

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The following nine Patch Tuesday updates / patches have been released by Microsoft for the August 2016 Update deployment. Are you ready to start deploying and remove the patching risk using SnaPatch Patch Management Software? MS16-095 – Critical Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3177356) This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer. The most severe of the vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a…

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MICROSOFT’S July 2016 PATCH RELEASES

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The following eleven Patch Tuesday updates / patches have been released by Microsoft for the July 2016 Update deployment. Are you ready to start deploying and remove the patching risk using SnaPatch Patch Management Software? MS16-084 – Critical Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3169991) This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer. The most severe of the vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a…

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Deploying a Zero Day Exploit Update Fix with Microsoft SCCM 2012

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Deploying a Zero Day Exploit Update Fix with Microsoft’s SCCM 2012  Zero Day Exploit Overview So what exactly is a Zero Day Exploit you ask? To be exact, a Zero Day Exploit is a vulnerability that is found that a possible Hacker can use to exploit and use for malicious or personal intent. The Vendor (software or hardware) has Zero Days to plan, mitigate…

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Create a SCCM Automatic Deployment Rule for SCEP definition updates

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SCEP Definition Automatic Deployment Rule in SCCM 2012 R2 If you have setup your SCCM environment with the Microsoft product, System Centre Endpoint Protection (SCEP) and have deployed the SCEP agent to your client computers the next task you need to complete is the creation of an Automatic Deployment Rule for the antivirus updates.  Automatic Deployment Rules as the name suggests, automate the deployment…

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Create a SCCM Automatic Deployment Rule

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SCCM Automatic Deployment Rule Automatic Deployment Rule Overview In this blog post, I will show you how to create a SCCM Automatic Deployment Rule.  ADR (abbreviation for Automatic Deployment Rule) have been a great feature that was released by Microsoft with SCCM 2012. They allow and Administrator to control update download and deployments like no previous version of SCCM. With ADRs, the Administrator can…

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Assess your Security Risk.

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I came across a great page from Microsoft that will help you assess your security risk. Fill out the form with a dollar value for each of the options you choose and it will help you see how each of these breaches of security cost your company lost revenue. (If your not sure of the $ value, Microsoft has some examples for each of…

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MICROSOFT’S MAY 2016 PATCH RELEASES

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The following sixteen Patch Tuesday updates / patches have been released by Microsoft for the April 2016 Update deployment. Are you ready to start deploying and remove the patching risk using SnaPatch Patch Management Software? MS16-051 – Critical Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3155533) This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer. The most severe of the vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a…

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MICROSOFT’S APRIL 2016 PATCH RELEASES

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The following thirteen Patch Tuesday updates / patches have been released by Microsoft for the April 2016 Update deployment. Are you ready to start deploying and remove the patching risk using SnaPatch Patch Management Software? MS16-037 – Critical Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3148531) This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer. The most severe of the vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution…

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Microsoft’s March 2016 Patch Releases

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The following thirteen Patch Tuesday updates / patches have been released by Microsoft for the January 2016 Update deployment. Are you ready to start deploying and remove the patching risk using SnaPatch Patch Management Software? MS16-023 – Critical Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3142015) This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer. The most severe of the vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution…

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SCCM Log files for Software Updates

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SCCM Log files for Software Updates A great place to start with any issues with your SCCM environment, is to start looking at the many SCCM log files. Using the following logs can help identify any issues when deploying Windows Updates from within SCCM 2012. Server Side Software Update Logs: SUPsetup.log – Installation of SUP Site Role. WCM.log, WSUSCtrl.log – Configuration of WSUS Server/SUP….

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Microsoft’s Febuary 2016 Patch Releases

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The following thirteen Patch Tuesday updates / patches have been released by Microsoft for the Febuary 2016 Update deployment. Are you ready to start deploying and remove the patching risk using SnaPatch Patch Management Software? MS16-009 – Critical Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3134220) This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer. The most severe of the vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user…

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Microsoft’s January 2016 Patch Releases

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Microsoft’s January 2016 Patch Releases The following nine Patch Tuesday updates / patches have been released by Microsoft for the January 2016 Update deployment. Are you ready to start deploying and remove the patching risk using SnaPatch Patch Management Software? MS16-001 – Critical Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3124903) This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer. The more severe of the vulnerabilities could allow…

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Microsoft’s December 2015 Patch Releases

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Microsoft’s December 2015 Patch Releases The following twelve Patch Tuesday updates / patches have been released by Microsoft for the  December 2015 Update deployment. Are you ready to start deploying and remove the patching risk using SnaPatch Patch Management Software? MS15-112 – Critical Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3104517) This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer. The most severe of the vulnerabilities could…

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Microsoft’s November 2015 Patch Releases

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Microsoft’s November 2015 Patch Releases The following twelve Patch Tuesday updates / patches have been released by Microsoft for deployment. Are you ready to start deploying and remove the patching risk using SnaPatch? MS15-112 – Critical Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3104517) This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer. The most severe of the vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user…

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Who loves managing patching?

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Who loves managing patching? When you deploy a new VM from a template, you get a fully patched and up to date image which is nice. One month from now it is no longer not so nice – it’s unpatched and vulnerable as another Patch Tuesday release from Microsoft has passed. Lots of new security holes have patched by the new updates released. Of course it…

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Microsoft’s October 2015 Patch Releases

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Microsoft’s October 2015 Patch Releases The following six Patch Tuesday patches have been released by Microsoft for deployment. Are you ready to start deploying and remove the patching risk using SnaPatch? MS15-106 – Critical Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3096441) This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer. The most severe of the vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user views…

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Microsoft’s September 2015 Patch Releases

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September Patch Release Hi All, Microsoft has released their latest round of Patches / Updates for September Month last Tuesday. The following patches / updates have been released for deployment MS15-094 – Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3089548) MS15-095 – Cumulative Security Update for Microsoft Edge (3089665 MS15-096 – Vulnerability in Active Directory Service Could Allow Denial of Service (3072595) MS15-097 – Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Graphics Component…

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