[Faccus] Fast Tracked Microsoft patches - March 10

Natasha Jennings njennings at uwaterloo.ca
Wed Mar 9 08:41:18 EST 2016

What is happening? Patches from Microsoft will be fast-tracked for release to all academic support workstations.

When is this happening? Thursday, March 10 at 11:00 p.m.

Why is this happening: These patches have been 'fast-tracked' as they address critical security flaws.

Additional resources:

*         https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/MS16-023

*         https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/MS16-024

*         https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/MS16-029

Please note:

*         Clients can install the updates before the 11:00 p.m. deadline via the software centre.

*         This update will require a restart and machines will be rebooted.

Questions or concerns? Please contact the IST Service Desk, helpdesk at uwaterloo.ca<mailto:helpdesk at uwaterloo.ca> or ext. 44357.

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

Natasha Jennings
Communications Officer
Information Systems & Technology (IST)
University of Waterloo
519-888-4567 ext. 47951

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