In the month of January 2013, the most significant security bulletins are from the following software publishers. All the bulletins have an update that can eliminate the known vulnerability. Microsoft released an out-of-band update that eliminates a critical vulnerability with Internet Explorer.
Read the Information Security blog post about the Security Bulletins for January 2013 for more information.
We recommend that you take action if your computer is not configured to update automatically.
UTPA owned computers
If your computer is joined to the UTPA domain it will present a notification window on Thursday, January 17th, 2013. This notification will allow you to initiate the update process and get more information about the updates being installed. If your computer is not updated by 11:00pm it will initiate the update process automatically. If you do not update the machine through the new notification, it is important that you save everything that you are working on before leaving work on Thursday afternoon. If you have any questions concerning this security updates deployment, please contact the Help Desk at (956) 665-2020.
If your computer is not joined to the UTPA domain or running Mac OS X, it must be updated as soon as possible to be in compliance with our Desktop and Portable Computer Security Standard.
UTPA Information Security Office