Emergency Mac Software Release Notification, April 4th - 2012

Wednesday, April 04, 2012

By Lucas Moore

CIT will be releasing the following Mac software for emergency deployment on Wednesday, April 4th. When prompted, please install the updates at your earliest convenience.


Platform: Mac OS X


Application/Patch Title(s):
Java Update for Mac Os X 10.6 and 10.7


Target Audiences - Faculty/Staff
Computer Labs and Smart Classrooms will be updated on 04/05/12


Prompt to Launch? Yes
Defer Launch? Yes up to 4 hours
Possible Reboot? No
Defer Reboot? N/A


CIT Comments:
This software is being deployed out of our regularly scheduled maintenance window due to an exploit currently being active.  This Java security update patches the vulnerability.


Please report any problems immediately to the CIT HelpDesk at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or call 526-8555.


More information about CIT patch management is available at:
http://www.calvin.edu/it/core/network/maintenance/patchmanagement.html

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