Werk #11844: Windows agent internal communication channel is secure now

Component Checks & Agents
Title Windows agent internal communication channel is secure now
Date Feb 1, 2021
Checkmk Editon Checkmk Raw (CRE)
Checkmk Version 2.1.0i1 2.0.0b6 1.6.0p22
Level Prominent Change
Class Security Fix
Compatibility Compatible - no manual interaction needed

Since this release access to the internal communication channel of the Windows agent is granted only for users and/or processes with administrative rights, thus protecting the Windows agent service and therefore Checkmk monitoring site from intentional or unintentional interference.

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