Mac Software Release, October 17th - 2012

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

By Lucas Moore

CIT will be releasing the following Mac software for deployment on Wednesday, October 17th. When prompted, please install the updates at your earliest convenience.


Platform: Mac OS X


Application/Patch Title(s):
Printer Driver Updates (Canon, EPSON, HP)
Security Update 2012-004 (10.6 only)
iPhoto Update 9.4.1
Mac OS X Update 10.7.5 Supplemental
Remote Desktop Client Update 3.6.1
Safari 6.0.1


Target Audiences - Faculty/Staff
Computer Labs and Smart Classrooms will be updated on 11/07/12


Prompt to Launch? Yes
Defer Launch? Yes up to 3 days
Possible Reboot? Yes
Defer Reboot? Yes, up to 5 minutes


CIT Comments:
October 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

PC Software Release, October 17th - 2012

By Lucas Moore

CIT will be releasing the following Windows software for deployment on Wednesday, October 17th. When prompted, please install the updates at your earliest convenience.


Platform: Windows


Application/Patch Title(s):
MS12-064 Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Word Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2742319)
MS12-066 Vulnerability in HTML Sanitization Component Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2741517) 
MS12-068 Vulnerability in Windows Kernel Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2724197)
MS12-069 Vulnerability in Kerberos Could Allow Denial of Service (2743555)


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:
October 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

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