The Comprehensive Windows Patch Assessment Standard Technical Standards Pack in Control Compliance Suite Reporting and Analytics 10.0 and 10.5.1 Content has been updated with the latest security updates as of February 2013. The supported XML version number is 184.108.40.20626.
The Comprehensive Windows Patch Assessment Standard is a collection of checks that
evaluate the service pack and the patch compliance for Microsoft and
non-Microsoft platforms and products. In the Comprehensive Windows Patch
Assessment Standard the checks are consolidated as per the product group or
the product family. This has reduced the number of checks significantly
enabling quicker installation and faster collection-evaluation-reporting job
runs. The new standard replaces the legacy Windows Patch Assessment Check
Library. The earlier Windows Patch assessment check library will be marked
as deprecated and all the existing data related to the earlier check library
will remain intact.
If this Hotfix is applied on 2011-02 PCU the number of checks in the Windows Patch Assessment Check Library will be less than what it was before this Hotfix installation. This is because the standard after installation will contain checks for bulletins greater than or equal to January 2010. This is because 2011-03 PCU has the logic of splitting the standards before and after January 2010. To get all the checks before January 2010 apply the 2011-03 PCU.
If this Hotfix is applied on 2011-03 PCU the standard Windows Patch Assessment Check Library will be marked as deprecated. The Windows Patch Assessment Check Library Less Than Year 2010 will remain as it is.
Performance improvements have been made for the Windows Patch Assessment standard in the 2011-2 PCU. From May 2011 onwards the Hotfix uses the performance improvements. Therefore, the installation of the 2011-2 PCU or a later version of the PCU is now a pre-requisite before installing the Hotfix. Failure to do so may affect the data collection and evaluation jobs if they are executed against the entire Windows Patch Assessment Standard.
This Hotfix applies only to version 10.0 and 10.5.1 of the Control Compliance Suite Reporting and Analytics, which must be installed before applying the Hotfix. Please contact technical support or your sales representative for information on obtaining Control Compliance Suite Reporting and Analytics.
Before you install this Hotfix , you must close any Control Compliance Suite console that is running.
To install the Hotfix:
Note: The exe file must be run in the context of a user who has rights on the Control Compliance Suite installation directory.
All Hotfix files are digitally signed for your protection.
The following table contains the Control Compliance Suite Reporting and Analytics Content files that have changed after the release of Control Compliance Suite Reporting and Analytics:
Control Compliance Suite Reporting and Analytics Content files
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