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Symantec Enterprise Security Manager - Symantec Enterprise Security Manager™ Security Update 33

January 2, 2008

Description

Description

The Symantec Enterprise Security Manager™ Security Update 33 has been enhanced to support the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 Itanium, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 on IBM PPC e-server, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES 5.1 (x86, Opteron, EM64T, and IA64-bit) operating systems. In addition, new checks have been added in the Password Strength and File Find modules.
Install Security Update 33 to upgrade UNIX and Windows security modules on Symantec ESM 6.x agents. For detailed descriptions of new features and enhancements, download Security Update 33 Release Notes.

Enhancements

Security Update 33 provides the following enhancements:
  • 6 new checks in the Password Strength module (UNIX)
    • Minimum upper case characters
    • Minimum lower case characters
    • Minimum digits
    • Minimum special characters
    • Whitespace characters
    • Exclude shell
      • 1 new check in the Password Strength module (Windows)
        • Hide Guessed Password Details
          • 1 new check in the File Find module (Solaris 10)
            • Global zone only
              • Support for the following operating systems:
                • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 Itanium
                • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 on IBM PPC e-server
                • Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES 5.1 (x86, Opteron, EM64T, and IA64-bit)

Downloads

Download Security Update 33 for AIX-PPC64
  • AIX 5.3 (64-bit only)
Download Security Update 33 for AIX RS/6000
  • AIX 5.2 (32-bit and 64- bit only)
  • AIX 5.3 (32-bit only)
Download Security Update 33 for Linux
Linux Platforms include:
  • Red Hat Enterprise Server (x86, Opteron and EM64T)
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9/10 (x86)
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9/10 (Opteron and EM64T)
  • ESX Server (x86, Opteron)
For these platforms, continue to use Security Update 18:
For these platforms, continue to use Security Update 17:

Extended Support

The Extended Support TPK includes the following enhancements:
  • Large file support
  • Extended unprintable characters in filenames support (Solaris only)
  • Full promiscuous mode detection (Solaris only)
Download Security Update 33 for AIX RS/6000 (Extended Support - 5.2+ only)
  • AIX 5.2 (32-bit and 64-bit) and AIX 5.3 (32-bit)

Agent Installs

Refer the "esm agent downloads" section on the Security Response Web site of ESM to get the download information about the ESM 6.0/6.5.x agents:

Documentation

The Release Notes fully document all module enhancements. New User’s Guides are issued only with new versions of Symantec ESM. Continue using your Security Update 17 User’s Guides until the next version of Symantec ESM is released. See Security Update 33 Release Notes (PDF).
Note: In Japanese, SU 33 is compatible with Symantec ESM 5.5.3 Japanese on Windows and Solaris operating systems only.
* Signature names may have been updated to comply with an updated IPS Signature naming convention. See http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=content&id=TECH152794&key=54619&actp=LIST for more information.
Last modified on: January 2, 2008
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