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Desktop/Laptop Software: ITS Security Minimum Version Recommendation

The table below identifies the latest and minimum recommended versions of common desktop/laptop applications and plug-ins, as determined by ITS' Security Team. The Minimum Recommended Versions column specifies the most recent versions that do not contain any security vulnerabilities that were classified as "High" per DISC Control 8.1.

 

Date Reviewed

Latest Version

Minimum Recommended Version

Notes

Browsers

 

Vers. #

Released

Vers #

Released

 

Firefox

09/07/2017

55

08/08/2017

55

08/08/2017

NEW - Sept 2017

Firefox ESR

09/07/2017

52.3

08/08/2017

52.3

08/08/2017

NEW - Sept 2017

Chrome

09/07/2017

61

09/05/2017

53

9/29/2016

 

IE 9

12/07/2016

MS16-001

1/12/2016

N/A

N/A

End of Support - Upgrade to IE 11

IE 10

12/07/2016

MS16-001

1/12/2016

N/A

N/A

End of Support - Upgrade to IE 11

IE 11

09/07/2017

2018-08

8/8/2017

MS17-006

3/14/2017

 

Edge

09/07/2017

2017-08

8/8/2017

MS17-007

3/14/2017

 

Safari 8

12/07/2016

8.0.8

8/13/2015

8.0.8

8/13/2015

End of Support

Safari 9

06/07/2017

9.1.3

9/1/2016

9.1.3

9/1/2016

 

Safari 10

09/07/2017

10.1.2

07/19/2017

10.1.2

07/19/2017

 NEW - Sept 2017

Other Software

 

Vers. #

Released

Vers #

Released

 

Java 8

09/07/2017

Update 141

07/18/2017

Update 131

04/18/2017

 

Adobe Flash

09/07/2017

26.0.0.151

08/08/2017

26.0.0.151

08/08/2017

NEW - Sept 2017

Acrobat DC

09/07/2017

17.012.20098

08/29/2017

15.023.20053

01/20/2017

 

Acrobat/Reader XI

09/07/2017

11.0.22

08/22/2017

11.0.19

1/10/2017

END of Support - Upgrade required 

Acrobat/Reader X

11/10/2016

10.1.16

11/13/2015

10.1.14

5/12/2015

END of Support - Upgrade required

Microsoft Office for Windows

11/2/2016

2016

 

2016

   

Microsoft Office for Macintosh

11/2/2016

2016

 

2016

   

Windows

11/2/2016

10   10    

Mac OS X 10.11

11/2/2016 10.12   10.11    

 

Topic: 
Computer and Device Services
Subtopic: 
Desktops and Laptops
Last updated: 
Thursday, October 26, 2017

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