Ensure that all Microsoft Azure App Service web applications developed with the .NET software stack are using the latest available version of .NET Framework in order to take advantage of latest security fixes and/or new functionalities and features.
This rule resolution is part of the Cloud Conformity Security & Compliance tool for Azure
With each software installation, an organization need to determine if a newer version of the software meets their requirements. The organization also verifies the compatibility and support provided for any additional software against the update revision that is selected. These newer software versions contain security enhancements and additional functionality, therefore it is highly recommended to use the latest software version to take advantage of security and performance enhancements, and new capabilities.
To determine if your Azure App Service ASP.NET applications are using the latest version of .NET Framework, perform the following actions:
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To reconfigure your Azure App Service ASP.NET web applications in order to enable the latest version of Microsoft .NET Framework, perform the following actions:
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