I understand that you are trying to find out if a patch is missing on your GP Client host machine.
The way that PAN Firewalls are matching the missing patches is by the identifier.
In your example you mentioned the Microsoft Security update "Security Update for Microsoft Windows (KB2778344)"
To match this particular patch you need to reference it by the KB Identifier.
When GP agent is sending the missing patch data to the GP Gateway it's sending the following details in an XML parsing format :
<title>Security Update for Windows 7 (KB2778344)</title>
<description>A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain access to information. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.</description>
To match this in a HIP object use the data inside the <kb-article-id> field . That would be 2778344.
Hope this answers your question.
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