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OpenSSL Updates

March 25, 2015 7:00 am

RedHat and CentOS issued OpenSSL updates to address multiple vulnerabilities. ERIS proxy and all current ERIS CentOS builds have been patched. Please restart any services that rely on OpenSSL for encryption (that might be Apache, Tomcat, JBoss, LDAP, etc).

DIPR VM users with custom builds (such as ubuntu, debian or other non-standard builds) will need to be patched by you or your system administrator.

More information regarding the OpenSSL updates can be found: https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2015/03/19/OpenSSL-Patches-Multiple-Vulnerabilities

Please let us know if you have any questions or concerns by emailing rcc@partners.org.

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"FREAK" exploit

Apple has released important software updates that address the security vulnerability known as “FREAK”. This exploit impacts encryption of all Apple products. Members of our Apple community are strongly encouraged to update all your devices to the latest operating system.

Prior to updating, ensure you backup your device and connect to wired power and internet if available.

  • For iOS products like iPhones & iPads, please download and install iOS 8.2
  • On your iPhone or iPad, launch Settings > General > Software Update
  • Touch enabled iPhones will require your alpha numeric passcode after the update
     
  • For Mac OS X desktops and laptops, please download and install all available updates
  • On your Mac, go to the Apple menu > Software Updates or App Store

Apple supports three versions of Mac OS X (10.8 Mountain Lion, 10.9 Mavericks, and 10.10 Yosemite). If you are running an older OS, please please contact your IS Service Desk for assistance upgrading your Mac.

Thank you for keeping our community safe & secure.

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StudyTRAX Upgrade v3.4

March 12, 2015 1:26 pm to March 17, 2015 5:00 pm

StudyTRAX v3.4 upgrades were completed Monday, March 16 at 5:00 - 6:40 p.m. EDT.  

Login: https://studytrax.partners.org/StudyTrax/

New Release Info: http://www.sciencetrax.com/support/new-release/

If you have any concerns about this scheduled downtime, please email edcsupport@partners.org

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