[Faccus] Fast tracked Microsoft patches – October 13

Darren Bondy darren.bondy at uwaterloo.ca
Wed Oct 12 13:14:51 EDT 2016

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

When is this happening? Thursday, October 13 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/MS16-120

·         https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/MS16-118

·         https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/MS16-119

·         https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/MS16-121

·         https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/MS16-126

·         https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/MS16-127

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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