2012 August Patch Listing

See below for patches released Between 8/01/12 and 8/31/12 Please note: Not all of these patches will be applicable to every machine, but all are included for informational purposes. Apple None Microsoft MS 2661254 Update for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 (All Languages) MS 2661254 Update for Windows XP and Windows Server 2003…

Security Alert: Java Vulnerability

A new zero-day vulnerability in Java—a Poison Ivy variant—has been discovered and exploits have been found. The flaw affects all versions of Oracle’s Java 7 (version 1.7) on all supported operating systems. Find out if your computer can be exploited at www.isjavaexploitable.com….

Resolved: Parking Permit Application – unavailable from 2PM-4PM, 8/21

The Parking Permit Application was temporarily disabled for system maintenance from 2PM-4PM today, August 21st.
Service has been restored.

BUworks will be unavailable on 8/26 from 12 a.m. to 4 a.m.

BUworks will be unavailable from 12:00 a.m. (midnight) on  8/26/ to 4:00 a.m., due to hardware repair. Please contact the IT Help Center if you have any problems or questions – ithelp@bu.edu or 617-353-4357.

Resolved: iMedRIS unavailable

Time of Resolution: 12:22pm on 08/20/2012…

Resolved: Shibboleth authenticated services are unavailable

Time of Resolution: 02:46pm on 08/15/2012

IS&T teams have resolved the incident.

Service Impacting Incident: BU Common @ Mugar Windows XP Thin Clients down

The Windows XP Thin Client computers are currently down. The Windows 7 Thin Clients are working….

Resolved: Service Impacting Incident: ServiceNow degraded performance

The ServiceNow ticketing system had been experiencing degraded performance….

Power maintenance at four Bay State Road residence halls

Incident Discovery Time: 09:00am on 08/09/2012 Services Impacted: Telephone Services, Wired Network, Wireless Network Description of Impact Power, telephone, and networking services will not be available 184, 186, 188, and 190 Bay State Road residence halls. Current Status Maintenance is being done at these unoccupied locations….

Resolved: Exchange access via Outlook – login credential prompt

Incident Discovery Time: 09:00am on 08/08/2012 Resolution Time: 06:30pm on 08/08/2012 Services Impacted: Email – Exchange Description of Impact Some clients were prompted for login credentials when using Exchange email via Outlook. Current Status IS&T teams have resolved this incident….