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June 20, 2009

Visio Connector for MBSA 2.1

Filed under: Security — Daniel Ramawidjaja @ 9:03 pm
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In this documentation, I use Microsoft Visio Professional 2007 and Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA) 2.1. You can download Visio Connector for MBSA 2.1 here:
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=95e0f821-9c2c-4287-9157-49c1205e08ef&displaylang=en

I do not give a really details documentation for step by step implementation. If you need more information about the steps, see the details here:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb232815.aspx

 

Here are the snapshots of Visio Connector for MBSA usage:

Visio Connector for MBSA 2.1 - Perform Scanning

Visio Connector for MBSA 2.1 - Perform Scanning

Visio Connector for MBSA 2.1 - Perform Scanning

Visio Connector for MBSA 2.1 - Perform Scanning

Visio Connector for MBSA 2.1 - Perform Scanning

Visio Connector for MBSA 2.1 - Perform Scanning

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Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA), Part 2: Report Details

Filed under: Security — Daniel Ramawidjaja @ 11:36 am
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MBSA 2.1 Report

 

Security Update Scan Results

Security Update Scan Results (1)

You can download or view the security update information directly from Microsoft Update web site.

Security Update Scan Results (2)

 

Windows Scan Results

Windows Scan Results (1)

Windows Scan Results (2): detail info

How to correct this information

Windows Scan Results (2): How to correct

 

Additional System Information

Report Details: Additional System Information (1)

 

Other Microsoft Products Scan Results

Other Microsoft Products Scan Results

Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA), Part 1: Usage

Filed under: Security — Daniel Ramawidjaja @ 11:07 am
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MBSA is a free security analyzer to detect common security misconfigurations and missing security updates on your computer systems.

You can download from here:
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/cc184923.aspx

 

Setup

MBSA 2.1 Setup

 

Scanning

You can select whether scan a computer, scan multiple computers, or view existing security scan reports.

Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA) 2.1

Select Configure computers for Microsoft Update and scanning prerequisites, if you want to automatic install the Windows Update Agent to the computers you want to scan in case they don’t have meet the scanning prerequisites.

Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA) 2.1

It downloads the Security Update Catalog from the Internet and continue scanning.

Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA) 2.1

 

Reports

MBSA 2.1 Report

June 19, 2009

MBSA: Can Not Scan Security Updates Because WSUS Server is not Available

Filed under: Security — Daniel Ramawidjaja @ 1:39 pm
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Use MBSA Version 2.1 (build: 2.1.2104.0) running on Windows Vista with SP2

Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA) need to connect to WSUS (Windows Server Update Services) to do scanning for Security Updates. It happened after configure clients to download updates from WSUS Server. You can see from the picture below that MBSA use Security Updates Catalog from WSUS Server.

Here the capture:
Security Updates scanning failed because of WSUS not available

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