The same KB article continues:
The following are a few examples of high-level symptoms noted in support incidents that may be resolved with the application of the indicated hotfixes:
- Loss of functionality with enterprise management/monitoring software for various machines. Software examples: Microsoft SCOM/SMS, IBM Tivoli, LANDesk Management, HP OpenView, BMC Patrol, etc.
In other words, any one running SCOM/OM12/SCCM or equivalent tooling from other vendors, should run those hotfixes which make WMI more robust.
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