Microsoft has made available a significant Hotfix for Endpoint Protection when it is integrated with Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager or Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007. More specifically, the Hotfix is a platform update for Microsoft System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection Service Pack 1 (SP1) clients and Microsoft Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 clients.

The platform update provides the following additions, enhancements, and fixes:

  • Update to the network real-time behavior monitoring functionality.
  • Provides Manageability support through the WMIv2 provider.
  • Anti-tampering improvements.
  • Performance improvements.
  • Configurable option for sending harmful samples to Microsoft.
  • More languages supported.
  • Fixes Exchange Server 2003 problems.
  • Fixes a problem where duplicate environment variables are created during installation.
  • Fixes the ability to install on an alternate drive letter.

The Hotfix, 2865173, replaces both 2828233 and 2827684.

The KB Article is here:  An anti-malware platform update for Endpoint Protection clients is available from Microsoft Support