[Faccus] Fast tracked Microsoft patches – July 14

Darren Bondy dmbondy at uwaterloo.ca
Wed Jul 13 09:51:26 EDT 2016


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



When is this happening? Thursday, July 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/MS16-084

·         https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/MS16-085

·         https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/MS16-088

·         https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/MS16-093



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


Darren Bondy
Information Systems and Technology
(519)888-4567 x49525
University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON

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