[Faccus] Windows patch to fix critical vulnerability - November 13

Heather Wey hawey at uwaterloo.ca
Wed Nov 12 14:54:33 EST 2014

What is happening: A Windows patch, MS14-066, has been released for all academic support computers to fix a critical vulnerability. Full details on it can be found at https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms14-066

Why is this happening: This patch was ‘fast-tracked’ to get it out to academic support computers as it addresses a critical security flaw.

When is this happening? Thursday November 13 at 1:00 am.

What do you need to do? Users may need to reboot their machines tomorrow morning to get the patch.

Questions/concerns? Please contact the IST Service Desk (CHIP), helpdesk at uwaterloo.ca<mailto:helpdesk at uwaterloo.ca> or ext 84357.

Recipients of this message:  isthd, ist-staff, admin-support, faccus, ctsc

Heather Wey

IST Communications

University of Waterloo

519-888-4567 x35878
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