Nov. 17 - Security Updates

The following security patches and updates will be released by CIT on Wednesday, November 17, 2010.

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:
Firefox 3.6.12
MS10-087 Office 2007
MS10-088 PowerPoint

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:
Apple Security Update 2010-007
Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 3
Java for Mac OS X 10.5 Update 8
OS X 10.6.5

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

Posted by Richard L. DeVries on 11/17 at 08:00 AM
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