PC Software Release, November 26th - 2012

Monday, November 19, 2012

By Lucas Moore

CIT will be releasing the following Windows software for deployment on Monday, November 26th. When prompted, please install the updates at your earliest convenience.


Platform: Windows


Application/Patch Title(s):
MS12-071 Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (2761451)
MS12-072 Vulnerabilities in Windows Shell Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2727528)
MS12-074 Vulnerabilities in .NET Framework Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2745030)
MS12-075 Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2761226)
MS12-076 Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Excel Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2720184)


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:
November 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, November 26th - 2012

By Lucas Moore

CIT will be releasing the following Mac software for deployment on Monday, November 26th. When prompted, please install the updates at your earliest convenience.


Platform: Mac OS X


Application/Patch Title(s):
Printer Driver Updates for Canon
Digital RAW Compatibility Update 4.01
iPhoto Update 9.4.2
Mac OS X 10.7.5 Supplemental Update
Safari 6.0.2
Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 11 (10.6 only)
Java for OS X 2012-006 (10.7 only)


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


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


CIT Comments:
Java updates will remove the Apple supplied Java 6 plug-ins from the computer.  Java 7 has been installed and running on all Macs for over one month now so you should not see any difference.  If you have any Java related issues, please contact the HelpDesk.


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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