Scheduled Maintenance for Sunday August 12, 2012

Sunday, August 12, 2012

By Virginia Van Andel

The following systems and services are scheduled for maintenance this Sunday afternoon:
  - Colleague
  - Colleague Legacy
  - Abacus
  - Various Services links within the Portal and Resources***
 


*** Many Calvin services will be affected during this outage; some services may be affected that are not listed.

PC Software Release, August 20th - 2012

Friday, August 17, 2012

By Lucas Moore

CIT will be releasing the following Windows software for deployment on Monday, August 20th. When prompted, please install the updates at your earliest convenience.


Platform: Windows


Application/Patch Title(s):
MS12-052 Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (2722913)
MS12-053 Vulnerability in Remote Desktop Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2723135)
MS12-054 Vulnerabilities in Windows Networking Components Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2733594)
MS12-055 Vulnerability in Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2731847)
MS12-056 Vulnerability in JScript and VBScript Engines Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2706045)
MS12-057 Vulnerability in Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2731879)
MS12-058 Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange Server WebReady Document Viewing Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2740358)
MS12-059 Vulnerability in Microsoft Visio Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2733918)
MS12-060 Vulnerability in Windows Common Controls Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2720573)


Target Audiences - Faculty/Staff and Smart Classrooms


Prompt to Launch? No
Defer Launch? No
Possible Reboot? Yes
Defer Reboot? Yes, up to 18 hours


CIT Comments:
August 2012 Security patches from Microsoft


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

Mac Software Release, August 20th - 2012

By Lucas Moore

CIT will be releasing the following Mac software for deployment on Monday, August 20th. When prompted, please install the updates at your earliest convenience.


Platform: Mac OS X


Application/Patch Title(s):
Printer Driver Updates for HP, Samsung
iMovie Update 9.0.7
iPhoto Update 9.3.2
iWork Update 9.2
Remote Desktop Client Update 3.6
Safari 6.0


Target Audiences - Faculty/Staff
Computer Labs and Smart Classrooms will be updated on 09/04/12


Prompt to Launch? Yes
Defer Launch? Yes up to 3 days
Possible Reboot? No
Defer Reboot? N/A


CIT Comments:
August Apple Software Updates


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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