SCHEDULED – Out-of-Band Microsoft Patch Update: Thursday, 10/3: (3:00AM) – Friday, 10/11 (3:00AM)

DETAILS OF WORK – Microsoft has released an out-of-band security patch update for the Internet Explorer browser, which will be deployed to all University workstations during overnight hours between Thursday, 10/3: (3:00AM) and Friday, 10/11 (3:00AM).  The patch installation will cause the workstations to automatically reboot.  For any workstation that is turned off, it will install the patch and reboot the next time it is kept turned on during overnight hours, even if it’s after the stated timeframe above.  Special note: Although you should leave your computer on overnight in order for the patch to install successfully, please make sure to save all your work and close all other applications before leaving the office each day during this time.

SERVICES AFFECTED – University workstations.

REASON FOR WORK – This out-of-band patch update addresses a scripting engine memory corruption vulnerability found in Internet Explorer.

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