Microsoft: Baseline Security Analyzer v.2.0.1

by Vitaly Popovich [Published on 14 Nov. 2006 / Last Updated on 14 Nov. 2006]


Microsoft has released a new version of Baseline Security Analyzer. This utility can test installed configuration against various security holes and issues.
Here is an overview from official site:
In response to direct customer need for a streamlined method of identifying common security misconfigurations, Microsoft has developed the Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA). Version 2.0.1 of MBSA includes a graphical and command line interface that can perform local or remote scans of Windows systems. MBSA runs on Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000, and Windows XP systems and will scan for common security misconfigurations in the following products: Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Internet Information Server (IIS) 5.0, and 6.0, SQL Server 7.0 and 2000, Internet Explorer (IE) 5.01 and later, and Office 2000, 2002 and 2003. MBSA also scans for missing security updates, update rollups and service packs published to Microsoft Update.
MBSA reached version 2.0.1.You can download MBSA from Microsoft:

MBSA 2.0.1 Download Page


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Microsoft has released a new version of Baseline Security Analyzer. This utility can test installed configuration against various security holes and issues.

Here is an overview from official site:

In response to direct customer need for a streamlined method of identifying common security misconfigurations, Microsoft has developed the Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA). Version 2.0.1 of MBSA includes a graphical and command line interface that can perform local or remote scans of Windows systems. MBSA runs on Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000, and Windows XP systems and will scan for common security misconfigurations in the following products: Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Internet Information Server (IIS) 5.0, and 6.0, SQL Server 7.0 and 2000, Internet Explorer (IE) 5.01 and later, and Office 2000, 2002 and 2003. MBSA also scans for missing security updates, update rollups and service packs published to Microsoft Update.

MBSA reached version 2.0.1.You can download MBSA from Microsoft:

MBSA 2.0.1 Download Page

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