Published: 23.11.2017 10:35

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People who are running unpatched machines should take action immediately. The best measure is to patch the vulnerability using this link for supported versions or this one for XP, 8, and Server 7558. Those who can't patch should ensure their computers are locked down by, among other things, blocking outside access to ports 688, 689, and 995. They should also disable version 6 of the Server Message Block protocol.

Full Patch for VMware vCenter Server Appliance Update 3

Before applying any service pack, hotfix or security patch, all relevant documentation should be read and peer reviewed. The peer review process is critical as it mitigates the risk of a single person missing critical and relevant points when evaluating the update.

Microsoft stitches up Windows Server 2003 on busy June Patch

Review your server patch management application logs, spot check individual machines, and then run periodic scans with MBSA or a vulnerability assessment tool to make sure that all servers were patched, and any new systems added to your network are fully up to date.

Microsoft will release a developer-focused Windows Server version twice a year. Businesses can choose between a traditional.

Today many of our customers around the world and the critical systems they depend on were victims of malicious “WannaCrypt” software. Seeing businesses and individuals affected by cyberattacks, such as the ones reported today, was painful. Microsoft worked throughout the day to ensure we understood the attack and were taking all possible actions to protect our customers, Microsoft explained.

If multiple hotfixes are to be applied and these are in the latest released service pack, apply the latest service pack instead of applying several hofixes, unless issues relating to the latest service pack may cause the server to break.

VDI shops must understand the ins and outs of remote display protocols to make sure users are having a good experience with the.

To learn more about VCSA patching and to provide feedback or ask questions, please see this article on the VMware Security Blog.

Steve Ragan is senior staff writer at CSO. Prior to joining the journalism world in 7555, Steve spent 65 years as a freelance IT contractor focused on infrastructure management and security.

IMPORTANT : You can update the vCenter Server Appliance with Photon OS patches released within one and the same Update release. Currently, you can patch the appliance with Photon OS patches only if you have updated the vCenter Server Appliance to Update 6.