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Description of a Security State Assessment update (1.0.1710.103) for Forefront Client Security

SUMMARY
This article describes the Microsoft Forefront Client Security (FCS) Security State Assessment client issues that are fixed in the update package for Forefront Client Security. The fixes that are contained in this update are required for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 support.
INTRODUCTION

Issues that this hotfix package fixes

Issue 1

Firewall rules for programs in Windows 7 and in Windows Server 2008 R2 are not accurately reported in Security State Assessment reporting. Reporting shows exceptions are configured but does not display or assess them.

Issue 2

The Forefront Client Security State Assessment process (FcsSas.exe) crashes on Windows Vista-based, Windows 2008-based, Windows 7-based, or Windows 2008 R2-based computers that are using Windows Firewall.
RESOLUTION

Update package information

A supported update is available from Microsoft.

Note This software is available from Microsoft Update and from Windows Server Update Services. For more information about how to obtain the file for deployment by using a different method, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
938202 How to manually download the latest Security State Assessment definition updates for Microsoft Forefront Client Security

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for installing this update.

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this update.

Registry information

To use one of the fixes in this package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

File information

The English version of this update package has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
Forefront Client Security, x86-based versions
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Bpacommon.dll1.0.1710.103223,11230-Jul-0918:50
Bpaconfigcollector.dll1.0.1710.103364,95230-Jul-0918:50
\1028\Vulnerabilitydefinitions.manifest126,03730-Jul-0918:44
\1031\Vulnerabilitydefinitions.manifest131,53430-Jul-0918:44
\1033\Vulnerabilitydefinitions.manifest134,02630-Jul-0918:28
\1036\Vulnerabilitydefinitions.manifest132,40930-Jul-0918:44
\1040\Vulnerabilitydefinitions.manifest131,12030-Jul-0918:44
\1041\Vulnerabilitydefinitions.manifest138,91130-Jul-0918:44
\1042\Vulnerabilitydefinitions.manifest131,93530-Jul-0918:44
\2052\Vulnerabilitydefinitions.manifest125,63030-Jul-0918:44
\3082\Vulnerabilitydefinitions.manifest131,85630-Jul-0918:44
Forefront Client Security, x64-based versions
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Bpacommon.dll1.0.1710.103264,60029-Jul-0917:22
Bpaconfigcollector.dll1.0.1710.103408,96829-Jul-0917:22
\1028\Vulnerabilitydefinitions.manifest126,03729-Jul-0917:16
\1031\Vulnerabilitydefinitions.manifest131,53429-Jul-0917:15
\1033\Vulnerabilitydefinitions.manifest134,02629-Jul-0916:59
\1036\Vulnerabilitydefinitions.manifest132,40929-Jul-0917:16
\1040\Vulnerabilitydefinitions.manifest131,12029-Jul-0917:16
\1041\Vulnerabilitydefinitions.manifest138,91129-Jul-0917:16
\1042\Vulnerabilitydefinitions.manifest131,93529-Jul-0917:16
\2052\Vulnerabilitydefinitions.manifest125,63029-Jul-0917:16
\3082\Vulnerabilitydefinitions.manifest131,85629-Jul-0917:16

MORE INFORMATION
This update is required for Forefront Client Security State Assessment on Windows 7 and on Windows Server 2008 R2 operating systems.

For more information about Forefront Client Security support on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 operating systems, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
971026 A hotfix is available to resolve some problems with the Forefront Client Security anti-malware client
STATUS
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
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Article ID: 974253 - Last Review: 09/29/2011 17:28:00 - Revision: 2.0

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