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January 22, 2010

Friday, January 22, 2009: Adobe Acrobat Professional 9.3 Update

Audience: Adobe Acrobat Professional 9.2 users
Action: No action required
URLs: http://kb2.adobe.com/cps/520/cpsid_52073.html
Contact: cfans.help@umn.edu

Description

On Friday January 22, 2009, CFANS OIT will begin the installation of the Acrobat Professional 9.3 update for CFANS computer systems that currently have Acrobat Professional 9.2.

Process

SCCM will be used to install the Acrobat Professional 9.3 update. The installation will occur in the background with no interruption to service.

Explanation

Updating Acrobat Professional 9.2 to 9.3 will address a number of customer workflow issues and security vulnerabilities.

More Information

Information about the issues addressed in the Acrobat Professional 9.3 update is available at this website http://kb2.adobe.com/cps/520/cpsid_52073.html If you have questions, contact cfans.help@umn.edu.

Sunday, January 24, 0600 to 1000: CFANS Server Maintenance

Audience: Users of CFANS server resources
Action: No action required
URLs: None
Contact: cfans.help@umn.edu

Description

CFANS server patching and maintenance for November will take place on Sunday, January 24, 2010, between 0600 and 1000.

During the maintenance window, all servers will be updated with the latest patches for their respective operating systems, and may be rebooted.

An "all clear" will be sent once the maintenance is completed.

January 7, 2010

Friday January 8, 2010: Firefox 3.5.7

Audience: Firefox for Windows users
Action: No Action Required
URLs: http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/3.5.7/releasenotes/
Contact: cfans.help@umn.edu

Description
On Friday, January 8, 2010, CFANS OIT will begin the upgrade of Firefox to version 3.5.7 for CFANS computer systems.

Process
SCCM will be used to apply the Firefox update. The installation will occur in the background with no interruption to service.

Explanation
Updating Firefox will address a number of security vulnerabilities that are present in previous releases.

More Information
Information about the issues addressed in the Firefox update is available at this website:

If you have questions, please contact cfans.help@umn.edu.