September 22 - Security Updates

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

By Richard L. DeVries

The following security patches and updates will be released by CIT on Wednesday, September 22.

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:
Adobe Acrobat 8.2.3
Adobe Acrobat 9.3.3
Adobe Flash Player
Adobe Reader 8.2.3
Adobe Reader 9.3.3
MS10-061 Print Spooler Service
MS10-062 MPEG-4 Codec
MS10-063 Unicode Scripts Processor
MS10-066 Remote Procedure Call
MS10-067 WordPad Text Converters
MS10-068 Local Secuity Authority
MS10-069 Windows Client/Server Runtime
QuickTime 7.6.8

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:
Apple Security Update 2010-006
iTunes 10
Safari 4.1.2
Safari 5.0.2
iWeb 3.0.2
iWork Update 4

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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