Schannel

November 21, 2014

A critical vulnerability has been discovered in the Microsoft Secure Channel (Schannel) security component on Windows.

The vulnerability enables an attacker to remotely execute malicious code on a Windows computer by sending it specially formed packets. All currently supported versions of Windows are affected. 

A patch to fix this vulnerability has been issued by Microsoft (KB2992611), and SOTI has applied this patch to all internal and cloud systems running Windows.

We strongly recommend that MobiControl customers apply the patch to their Windows computers as soon as possible.

For more information on the vulnerability, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS14-066.