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    System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Vulnerability Assessment Configuration Pack

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    This Configuration Pack helps track common software mis-configurations which might make client computers more vulnerable to attack.
    • Version:

      1.0

      File Name:

      ConfigMgr2007VAConfigPack.msi

      Date Published:

      11/9/2007

      File Size:

      288 KB

        Software installation errors and misconfigurations compromise security and stability, resulting in escalated support costs. System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Vulnerability Assessment Configuration Pack can help prevent errors, increasing your organizational uptime and helping you build a more secure infrastructure. This configuration pack provides vulnerability assessment reporting for common software misconfigurations using the desired configuration management component in Configuration Manager 2007. The Configuration Manager 2007 Vulnerability Assessment Configuration Pack monitors the configuration of Microsoft Windows operating systems, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Office, SQL Server, and Internet Information Services (IIS). To use this Configuration Pack, import and assign the three configuration baselines (Vulnerability Assessment: IIS Baseline, Vulnerability Assessment: SQL Server Baseline, Vulnerability Assessment: Windows Baseline) to a collection containing the computers you want to monitor. To understand in detail what each configuration item will be evaluating, review the properties of the configuration item.

        Scenarios:
          • Scan for potential security issues that may exist because of misconfigurations.
          • Example checks:
            o Are unnecessary services installed and running?
            o Do shared folders have appropriate permissions?
            o Is Windows Firewall enabled?
            o Are strong passwords enforced?
            o Are unsecured guest accounts enabled?
    • Supported Operating System

      Windows 2000 Service Pack 4, Windows Server 2003 R2 (32-Bit x86), Windows Server 2003 R2 x64 editions, Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1, Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2, Windows Vista, Windows XP Service Pack 2

        System Center Configuration Manager 2007
      • Install the Configuration Pack, and then import the resulting configuration items and configuration baselines into Configuration Manager 2007, and then assign the configuration baselines to desired collections.

        To download the Configuration Pack
        1. Click the Download button to download the Configuration Pack .MSI file

        2. Run the Windows Installer file and choose a path to install the Configuration Pack files.
        Importing a Configuration Pack
        You can import this Configuration Pack module using the Configuration Manager 2007 console and following these steps:
        1. In the Configuration Manager console, navigate to System Center Configuration Manager / Site Database / Computer Management / Desired Configuration Management
        2. .
        3. Right-click Configuration Items, Import Configuration Data to load the Import Configuration Data Wizard
        4. .
        5. Click Add, browse to ConfigMgr2007VulnerabilityAssessment.cab, and then click Open.

        6. Follow the wizard instructions.

        Assigning a configuration baseline to a collection
        1. In the Configuration Manager console, navigate to System Center Configuration Manager / Site Database / Computer Management / Desired Configuration Management / Configuration Baselines.

        2. Right-click one of the three included Vulnerability Assessment baselines (Vulnerability Assessment: IIS Baseline, Vulnerability Assessment: SQL Server Baseline, Vulnerability Assessment: Windows Baseline),and then click Assign to a Collection to assign your baseline to a collection.

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