Mac Software Release, February 6th - 2013

Monday, February 04, 2013

By Lucas Moore

CIT will be releasing the following Mac software for deployment on Wednesday, February 6th. When prompted, please install the updates at your earliest convenience.


Platform: Mac OS X


Application/Patch Title(s):
Acrobat Pro 10.1.5
Adobe Reader 11.0.01
Office 2011 SP3 14.3
Firefox 17.0.2esr
Java 7 Update 13
Xcode 4.6


Target Audiences - Faculty/Staff
Computer Labs and Smart Classrooms will be updated on 02/20/13


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


CIT Comments:
Java 7 Update 13 will fix a security vulnerability.  You may have noticed Java plug-ins not working in Safari recently.  This will fix that issue.


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

Scheduled Maintenance for February 14, 2013

Thursday, February 14, 2013

By Christopher Wieringa

The following systems and services are scheduled for maintenance this Thursday morning from 5-7am:

- Internet packetshaping appliances

Internet connectivity may be slow or interrupted temporarily during this maintenance window.

Mac Software Release, February 20th - 2013

Monday, February 18, 2013

By Lucas Moore

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


Platform: Mac OS X


Application/Patch Title(s):
Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 13
Java for OS X 2013-001 (10.7 and 10.8 only)
iTunes 11.0.2
Airport Utility 6.2
Digital Camera Raw Compatibility Update 4.04


Target Audiences - Faculty/Staff
Computer Labs and Smart Classrooms will be updated on 03/06/13


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


CIT Comments:
February 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, February 20th - 2013

By Lucas Moore

CIT will be releasing the following Windows software for deployment on Wednesday, February 20th. The patches will be installed silently and prompt you to restart your computer once they have finished.  Please restart your computer at your earliest convenience.


Platform: Windows


Application/Patch Title(s):
MS13-009 Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (2792100)
MS13-010 Vulnerability in Vector Markup Language Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2797052)
MS13-011 Vulnerability in Media Decompression Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2780091)
MS13-015 Vulnerability in .NET Framework Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2800277)
MS13-016 Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel-Mode Driver Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2778344)
MS13-017 Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2799494)
MS13-018 Vulnerability in TCP/IP Could Allow Denial of Service (2790655)
MS13-020 Vulnerability in OLE Automation Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2802968)

MS 2798897     Update for Untrusted Certificates for Windows (All Languages)
MS 2726535     Update for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 (All Languages)
MS 2773072     Update for Windows 7 (All Languages)
MS 2786400     Update for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 (All Languages) 


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:
February 2013 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

Scheduled Maintenance for February 21, 2013

Thursday, February 21, 2013

By Jeff Greenfield

The following systems and services are scheduled for maintenance Thursday morning (2/21/2013) from 5AM - 7AM:

- Novell File servers for home, departmental, student home, & academic shared space (acadia, bighorn, denali, glacier, rushmore, zion)
- Novell File servers (locker, mammoth)
- Novell Print servers for Department, Public & Seminary (dot, dash, digit) - including webprint services
- NetStorage
- Groupwise servers (all)
- Seminary Fileserver (luther)

Additional Scheduled Maintenance for February 21, 2013

By Christopher Wieringa

The following systems and services are scheduled for maintenance this Thursday morning:

- Campus Store Backoffice server
- Campus Store Application server
- ArcGIS server
- MSSQL database servers (HEAT, Physical Plant, Surveys, Calendar and other database-driven applications) ***
- Inquisite server
- Datatel Web UI server
- ZCM SQL server ***
- Great Plains finanacial application server
- Calvin Portal
- Datatel Portal MSSQL server
- Istrategy Datawarehouse server
- Istrategy Datawarehouse test server
- CBORD Server for Food Service and Roommate Matching
- RuffaloCody Phoneathon Server
- Web room reservations and calendar server
- Box Office Ticketing Server
- ImageNow Server for scanning and document retrieval
- ImageNow Webnow server
- Lyris list management server (i.e. Calvin Parents, etc)
- Micros machines and handheld devices used for Food Service server
- (Internal) VMWare Control Server ***
- Prince Conference Center reservations server
- Prince Conference Center web server
- TMA Physical Plant work-order system (and iServiceDesk)
- Datatel UI4 server
- VMWare View control server***
- VMWare View antivirus servers
- VPN service

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

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