August 19 - Windows Security Patches

Thursday, August 19, 2010

By Richard L. DeVries

The following security patches and updates will be released by CIT on Thursday, August 19.

Target Audiences
Faculty and staff workstations
Smart Classrooms

Windows Systems
Windows updates will be installed silently and automatically. If a reboot is required after installation you will receive a message in a pop-up window. You will be allowed to postpone the reboot for up to 24 hours after the updates are installed. If the machine is not rebooted within the 24 hours the system will reboot automatically. If you want to verify if these updates were installed you can go to your Add/Remove Programs control panel and check for the patches listed below.

Windows updates to be included:
Acrobat Pro 9.3.3
Acrobat Reader 9.3.3
Acrobat Pro 8.2.3
Adobe Flash Player 10.1.82.76
Firefox 3.6.8
iTunes 9.2.1
MS10-046 Windows Shell
MS10-047 Windows Kernel
MS10-048 Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers
MS10-049 SChannel
MS10-050 Windows Movie Maker
MS10-051 XML Core Service
MS10-052 MPEG Layer-3 Codecs
MS10-053 Cumulative update for IE
MS10-054 SMB Server
MS10-055 Cinepak Code
MS10-056 MS Word
MS10-057 MS Excel
MS10-058 TCP/IP
MS10-059 Tracing Features for Services
MS10-060 .NET Common Language Runtime
MS 975496 Hotfix for Windows 7 Shutdown
QuickTime 7.6.7


Macintosh Systems
Users on Macintosh systems will be prompted to install patches. You will have 14 days to begin installation. If a reboot is required you will have 5 minutes after installation completes to reboot your system or it will reboot automatically. Patches listed with a triangle next to them indicate that a system reboot is required. 

Macintosh patches to be included:
[See Mac patch releases for Wednesday, August 18]

Please contact the CIT HelpDesk at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 526-8555 if you have questions or concerns.

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