SMS ITMU Deployment of MS05-048 (KB 907245)

Some folks have asked me why they are not able to find KB 907245 in the Distribute Software Updates Wizard when approving the October security bulletins from Microsoft. This one is a bit tricky, because the master KB number for MS05-048 is 907045. However, the vulnerability actually affects two distinct Microsoft products: Windows and Exchange. The…

SMS ITMU Deployment Guidance for October Security Releases

This is just a quick article to let you know that all Microsoft security updates released for the month of October are detected and deployable using the new SMS Inventory Tool for Microsoft Updates (ITMU) available for download at There is one interesting deployment scenario that I want to make SMS administrators aware of this month….

SMS Security Scan Tools Supported Products

The following article does a nice job of explaining when to use certain SMS security scan tools and what the supported product story is for each.