June 16 - Security Patches

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

By Richard L. DeVries

The following security updates will be released by CIT on Wednesday, June 16.

Target Audiences
Faculty and staff workstations
Smart Classrooms

Windows Systems
Windows updates will be installed silently and automatically. If a reboot is required after installation you will receive a message in a pop-up window. You will be allowed to postpone the reboot for up to 24 hours after the updates are installed. If the machine is not rebooted within the 24 hours the system will reboot automatically. If you want to verify if these updates were installed you can go to your Add/Remove Programs control panel and check for the patches listed below.

Windows updates to be included:
MS10-032 Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers
MS10-033 Media Decompression
MS10-034 Active X Kill Bits
MS10-035 Cumulative Update for Internet Explorer
MS10-036 COM Validation in MS Office
MS10-037 OpenType Compact Font Format Driver
MS10-038 MS Office Excel
MS10-039 MS Sharepoint / Office
MS10-040 Internet Information Services (IIS)
MS10-041 MS .NET Framework


Macintosh Systems
Users on Macintosh systems will be prompted to install patches. You will have 14 days to begin installation. If a reboot is required you will have 5 minutes after installation completes to reboot your system or it will reboot automatically. Patches listed with a triangle next to them indicate that a system reboot is required. 

Macintosh patches to be included:
Safari 4.1
Safari 5.0

Please contact the CIT HelpDesk at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 526-8555 if you have questions or concerns.

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