[Faccus] Fast tracked Microsoft patches – April 14

Natasha Jennings njennings at uwaterloo.ca
Wed Apr 13 08:28:30 EDT 2016

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

When is this happening? Thursday, April 14 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/MS16-042

·         https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/MS16-037

·         https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/MS16-038

·         https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/MS16-039

·         https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/MS16-047

·         https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/MS16-050

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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