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Q: What is 3rd party software?
A: You and the maker of your computer operating system are the first two parties. Software produced by entities other than the first two parties is considered 3rd party software.

For example, if you have a computer made by Apple and running Mac OS X, then applications such as Adobe Reader, Microsoft Office, Mozilla Firefox and Sophos Anti-Virus are considered 3rd party software. If you have a computer running Microsoft XP or Vista, then applications such as Adobe Reader, Mozilla Firefox and Sophos Anti-Virus are considered 3rd party software.

On Mac OS X you can learn the version number of most applications in one of two ways.

  1. Click on the application icon once to select it, then choose Get Info from the File menu.
  2. Launch the application and then select the About <application name> from the application’s menu (next to the Apple menu).

On Windows there will commonly be an About <application name> menu item under the Help or Options menu.

Listed below are some common primary software products, 3rd party applications, and layered products and the most recent version number of that software, as of Thursday, January 28th, 2016, 9:04 AM PST.

Updates that contains critical security fixes are marked with an asterisk (*).

UC Davis Cyber-Safety policy requires that campus units apply all currently available critical security updates within seven calendar days of update release.

Remember what Alan at the SANS Institute says:

When vendors announce a patch, saying they have “fixed the problem,” the public is misled. Nothing is “fixed” until the patch is successfully installed. Most vendors and developers take no responsibility for ensuring their customers even know about the patches - much less install them.

Application Version Released Status

Adobe Security Bulletins

Adobe AIR
  Adobe AIR 14 Macintosh 14.0.0.110 6/10/2014 Support has ended
  Adobe AIR 14 Windows 14.0.0.110 6/10/2014 Support has ended
  Adobe AIR 15 Macintosh 15.0.0.356 11/11/2014 Critical security fix.*
  Adobe AIR 15 Windows 15.0.0.356 11/11/2014 Critical security fix.*

Adobe Acrobat
  Adobe Acrobat 9 Pro 9.5.5 5/14/2013 Support has ended
  Adobe Acrobat 9 Standard 9.5.5 5/14/2013 Support has ended
see: Adobe Acrobat 9 End-of-Life: June 26, 2013
  Adobe Acrobat X Pro 10.1.16 10/13/2014 Critical security fix.*
  Adobe Acrobat XI Pro 11.0.13 10/13/2014 Critical security fix.*

Adobe Flash
check your Flash version here:
   
http://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player.html
  Adobe Flash Player 18 Plug-in Mac 18.0.0.268 12/8/2015 Critical security fix.*
  Adobe Flash Player 18 Plug-in Windows 18.0.0.268 12/8/2015 Critical security fix.*
  Adobe Flash Player 19 Plug-in Mac 19.0.0.245 11/10/2015 Critical security fix.*
  Adobe Flash Player 19 Plug-in Windows 19.0.0.245 11/10/2015 Critical security fix.*
  Adobe Flash Player 20 Plug-in Mac 20.0.0.267 1/19/2016 Critical security fix.*
  Adobe Flash Player 20 Plug-in Windows 20.0.0.267 1/19/2016 Critical security fix.*
see: other Flash version release dates
  Adobe Flash Professional CS6 Update 2 12.0.2 9/25/2012

Adobe Illustrator
  Adobe Illustrator 10 10.0.3 8/26/2002 Support has ended
  Adobe Illustrator CS2 12.0.1 10/21/2005 Support has ended
  Adobe Illustrator CS3 13.0.2 6/21/2007 Support has ended
  Adobe Illustrator CS5.5 15.5 5/8/2012 Support has ended

Adobe Photoshop
  Adobe Photoshop 7 7.0.1 8/21/2002
  Adobe Photoshop CS2 9.0.2 9/13/2006
  Adobe Photoshop CS3 10.0.1 11/15/2007
  Adobe Photoshop CS5 12.0.4 + Standard Multiplugin Update 8/10/2011 Critical security fix.*
  Adobe Photoshop CS5.1 CS5.1 + Standard Multiplugin Update 8/10/2011 Critical security fix.*
  Adobe Photoshop CS5.5 CS5.5 + Standard Multiplugin Update 5/8/2012 Critical security fix.*

Adobe Reader
  Adobe Reader 9 9.5.5 5/14/2013 Support has ended
see: Adobe Reader 9 End-of-Life: June 26, 2013
  Adobe Reader X 10.1.16 10/13/2014 Critical security fix.*
  Adobe Reader XI 11.0.13 10/13/2014 Critical security fix.*

Adobe Shockwave
  Adobe Shockwave Player 11.6.5.635 5/8/2012 Support has ended
  Adobe Shockwave Player 12.0.9.149 2/11/2014 Critical security fix.*

Apple Security Updates

Apple
  Apple TV 4.4 10/12/2010 Critical security fix.*
  iLife Support 8 8.3 7/23/2008
  iLife Support 9 9.0.1 3/3/2009
  iMovie 7 7.1.4 7/23/2008
  iMovie 8 8.0.3 6/9/2009
  iOS 3 3.2.2 8/11/2010 Critical security fix.*
  iOS 4 (GSM) 4.3.5 7/25/2011 Critical security fix.*
  iOS 4 (CDMA) 4.2.10 7/25/2011 Critical security fix.*
  iOS 5 5.0 10/12/2011
  iPhone 2 2.2 11/20/2008 Critical security fix.*
  iPhone 3 3.1.3 2/2/2010 Critical security fix.*
  iPhoto 7 7.1.4 7/23/2008
  iPhoto 8 8.0.3 6/9/2009
  iPhoto 9 9.0.1 11/1/2010
  iPod touch 1 1.1.5 7/16/2008 Critical security fix.*
  iPod touch 2 2.2 11/20/2008 Critical security fix.*
  iTunes 7 7.7.1 7/30/2008
  iTunes 8 8.2 6/1/2009 Critical security fix.*
  iTunes 9 9.2.1 7/19/2010 Critical security fix.*
  iTunes 10 10.5 10/11/2011
  iWeb 2 2.0.4 7/23/2008
  iWeb 3 3.0.2 9/8/2010
  Java for Mac OS X 10.4 Release 9 1.0 6/15/2009 Support has ended
  Java for Mac OS X 10.5 Update 9 Java SE 6 v 1.6.0_20 for 64-bit 3/9/2011 Support has ended
  Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 12 Java SE 6 v 1.6.0_39 2/1/2013 Support has ended
  Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 13 Java SE 6 v 1.6.0_41 2/19/2013 Critical security fix.*
  Java for OS X Lion & Mountain Lion 2012-006 Java SE 6 v 1.6.0_37 10/16/2012 Support has ended
  Java for OS X Lion & Mountain Lion 2013-001 Java SE 6 v 1.6.0_41 2/19/2013 Critical security fix.*
  Mac OS X 10.4 (Tiger) 10.4.11 + Security Update 2009-004 8/12/2009 Support has ended
  Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard) 10.5.8 + Security Update 2011-004 6/23/2011 Support has ended
  Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) 10.6.8 + Security Update 2011-006 10/12/2011 Critical security fix.*
  OS X 10.7 Lion 10.7.5 + Security Update 2014-001 2/25/2014 Critical security fix.*
  OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion 10.8.5 + Security Update 2014-001 2/25/2014 Critical security fix.*
  OS X 10.9 Mavericks 10.9.2 2/25/2014 Critical security fix.*
  Quicktime 7.7 8/3/2011 Critical security fix.*
  Quicktime for Windows 7.7.5 2/25/2014 Critical security fix.*
  Remote Desktop Client 3.5.4 10/22/2013
  Remote Desktop Client 3.7.1 12/10/2013
  Remote Desktop Admin 3.7.1 12/10/2013
  Safari 4.1.2 for Mac OS X 10.4.11 9/8/2010 Support has ended
  Safari 5.0.6 for Leopard 7/20/2011 Support has ended
  Safari 5.1.8 for Snow Leopard 3/14/2013 Critical security fix.*
  Safari 6.1.2 for Lion & Mountain Lion 2/25/2014 Critical security fix.*
  Safari 7.0.2 for Mavericks 2/25/2014 Critical security fix.*
  Safari on Windows 5.1.4 3/12/2012 Critical security fix.*
  Xcode Tools 3.1 7/11/2008 Critical security fix.*
  Xcode Tools 4.0.1 3/29/2011
  Xcode Tools 4.1 7/20/2011

Apple Airport
  Extreme Base Station with 802.11n* Firmware version 7.3.1 3/19/2008 Critical security fix.*

Endnote
  Endnote 9 9.0.1 11/1/2005
  Endnote X X.0.2 11/14/2006
  Endnote X1 X1.0.1 10/29/2007
  Endnote X1 CWYW X1.0.1 6/26/2008

Eudora
  Eudora for Mac 6.2.4 10/11/2006 Support has ended
  Eudora for Windows 7.1 10/11/2006 Support has ended
  Thunderbird Eudora 8 BETA 8.0.0b3 2/22/2008

Firefox
  see: Mozilla Firefox

Google
  Google Chrome 47 47.0.2526.111 1/13/2016 Support has ended
  Google Chrome 48 48.0.2564.97 1/27/2016 Critical security fix.*
  see: Chrome release notes

Java
  Java 6 Update 71 6 1/23/2014 Critical security fix.*
  Java 7 Update 51 7 1/23/2014 Critical security fix.*

Microsoft Security Bulletins
Microsoft Security Response Center blog

Microsoft Internet Explorer
  Internet Explorer for Mac 5.2.3 11/4/2003 Support has ended
  Internet Explorer 5 (Windows) Service Pack 2 8/2/2001 Support has ended
  Internet Explorer 5.01 SP4 (Windows 2000) + Microsoft Update 12/17/2008 Support has ended

  Internet Explorer 6 SP1 (Windows 2000) + Microsoft Update 12/17/2008 Support has ended
  Internet Explorer 6 (Windows XP) + Microsoft Update 12/17/2008 Support has ended
  Internet Explorer 6 (Windows Server 2003) + Microsoft Update 12/17/2008 Support has ended
see: Microsoft begs users to stop running IE 6

  Internet Explorer 7 (Windows XP) + Microsoft Update 3/30/2010 Critical security fix.*
  Internet Explorer 7 (Windows Server 2003) + Microsoft Update 3/30/2010 Critical security fix.*
  Internet Explorer 7 (Windows Server 2008) + Microsoft Update 3/30/2010 Critical security fix.*
  Internet Explorer 7 (Windows Vista) + Microsoft Update 3/30/2010 Critical security fix.*

  Internet Explorer 8 + Microsoft Update 1/21/2010 Critical security fix.*

  Internet Explorer 9 9.0 3/15/2011

  Internet Explorer 10 10.0 9/4/2012

Microsoft Office 2004 (Mac)
  Entourage 2004 11.6.6 12/13/2011 Support has ended
  Excel 2004 11.6.6 12/13/2011 Support has ended
  PowerPoint 2004 11.6.6 12/13/2011 Support has ended
  Remote Desktop Connection 1.0.3 10/12/2004 Support has ended
  Word 2004 11.6.6 12/13/2011 Support has ended
see: Support ended for Office for Mac 2004: 1/10/2012

Microsoft Office 2007 (Windows) SP2 4/24/2009
  Excel 2007 SP2 4/24/2009 Critical security fix.*
  Outlook 2007 SP2 4/24/2009 Critical security fix.*
  PowerPoint 2007 SP2 4/24/2009 Critical security fix.*
  Word 2007 SP2 4/24/2009 Critical security fix.*
  Word 2007 SP2 4/24/2009 Critical security fix.*
see: Support ends for Office 2007: 10/10/2017

Microsoft Office 2008 (Mac)
  Entourage 2008 12.3.6 3/12/2013 Support has ended
  Excel 2008 12.3.6 3/12/2013 Support has ended
  Messenger 2008 7.0.2 6/24/2008 Support has ended
  PowerPoint 2008 12.3.6 3/12/2013 Support has ended
  Remote Desktop Connection 2.1.1 5/5/2011 Support has ended
  Word 2008 12.3.6 3/12/2013 Support has ended
  Open XML Converter 1.2.1 9/14/2011 Support has ended
see: Support ends for Office for Mac 2008: 4/9/2013

Microsoft Office 2010 (Windows, 32-bit) 14
  Microsoft Office 2010 (Windows, 32-bit) 14.0.5128.5000 11/5/2010 Critical security fix.*
see: Support ends for Office 2010: 10/13/2020

Microsoft Office 2010 (Windows, 64-bit) 14
  Microsoft Office 2010 (Windows, 64-bit) 14.0.5128.5000 11/5/2010 Critical security fix.*
see: Support ends for Office 2010: 10/13/2020

Microsoft Office 2011 (Mac) 14.5.1 5/19/2015
  Excel 2011 14.5.1 5/19/2015 Critical security fix.*
  Word 2011 14.5.1 5/19/2015 Critical security fix.*
  PowerPoint 2011 14.5.1 5/19/2015 Critical security fix.*
  Outlook 2011 14.5.1 5/19/2015 Critical security fix.*
  Remote Desktop Connection 2.1.1 4/13/2012 Support has ended
  Microsoft Lync for Mac 2011 14.0.11 4/3/2015 Critical security fix.*
  Microsoft Remote Desktop.app 8.0.18 5/19/2015 Critical security fix.*
see: Support ends for Office for Mac 2011: 1/12/2016

Microsoft Silverlight
  Microsoft Silverlight 4 4.0.60831.0 10/10/2011 Critical security fix.*

Microsoft Windows
  Microsoft Windows 98 SE KB840315 7/12/2004 Support has ended
  Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4 6/26/2003 Support has ended
  Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4 + Microsoft Update 7/13/2010 Support has ended
see: Windows 2000 End-of-Life 7/13/2010
  Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 3/12/2007 Critical security fix.*
  Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2 + Microsoft Update 11/14/2017 Released this week.*
see: Extended support ends for Windows Server 2003: 7/14/2015
  Microsoft Windows Server 2008 + Microsoft Update 11/14/2017 Released this week.*
see: Extended support ends for Windows Server 2008: 1/14/2020
  Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 3 4/21/2008 Critical security fix.*
  Microsoft Windows XP SP3 + Microsoft Update 11/14/2017 Released this week.*
see: Extended Support ends for Windows XP SP3: 4/8/2014
see: Windows XP SP3 End-of-Life: 4/8/2014, which was 1320 days ago
  Microsoft Windows Vista 2/4/2008 Support has ended
  Microsoft Windows Vista SP1 Service Pack 2 5/26/2009 Support has ended
  Microsoft Windows Vista SP2 + Microsoft Update 11/14/2017 Released this week.*
see: Extended Support ends for Windows Vista : 4/11/2017
  Microsoft Windows 7 + Microsoft Update 11/14/2017 Released this week.*
  Microsoft Windows 7 SP1 (2011-02-23) + Microsoft Update 11/14/2017 Released this week.*
see: Extended support ends for Windows 7: 1/14/2020
  Microsoft Windows 8 + Microsoft Update 11/14/2017 Released this week.*
see: Extended support ends for Windows 8: 1/10/2023
  Microsoft Windows 10 + Microsoft Update 11/14/2017 Released this week.*
see: Extended support ends for Windows 10: 10/14/2025

Mozilla Eudora
  (Thunderbird) Eudora OSE 1.0 7/22/2010

Mozilla Firefox
  Firefox 2 2.0.0.19 12/19/2008 Support has ended
  Firefox 3 3.0.19 3/30/2010 Support has ended
  Firefox 3.5 3.5.19 3/28/2011 Support has ended
  Firefox 3.6 3.6.28 3/13/2012 Support has ended
see: Support ended for Firefox 3.6: 4/24/2012
  Firefox 36 36.0.4 3/21/2015 Support has ended
  Firefox 37 37.0.0 3/31/2015 Critical security fix.*

Mozilla SeaMonkey
  SeaMonkey 1 1.1.18 8/20/2009 Support has ended
  SeaMonkey 2 2.29.1 9/24/2014 Support has ended
  SeaMonkey 2 2.32 1/13/2015 Critical security fix.*

Mozilla Thunderbird
  Thunderbird 2 2.0.0.23 8/20/2009 Support has ended
  Thunderbird 3 3.1.12 8/16/2011 Critical security fix.*
  Thunderbird 31 31.4.0 1/13/2015 Support has ended
  Thunderbird 31 31.6.0 3/31/2015 Critical security fix.*

Netscape
  Navigator 7 Support has ended
  Navigator 8 Support has ended
  Navigator 9 9.0.0.6 2/20/2008 Support has ended
see: Firefox

OpenSource
  ClamAV 0.93.2 7/7/2008
  ISC BIND: named 9.5.0-P1 7/11/2008 Critical security fix.*
  OpenSSH 5 5.1 7/21/2008 Critical security fix.*

Opera Software
  Opera 9.64 3/3/2009 Support has ended
  Opera 10.54 6/22/2010 Support has ended
  Opera 11.66 8/2/2012 Critical security fix.*
  Opera 12.13 1/30/2013 Critical security fix.*

PaperCut NG
  PCClient 9.4 (7770) 4/29/2009

Retrospect
  Retrospect Client (Macintosh) 6.2.229 6/30/2008
  Retrospect Client (Windows) 7.0.112 5/4/2006
  Retrospect Server 6.1.230 6/30/2008

SeaMonkey
  see: Mozilla SeaMonkey

Skype
  Skype for Linux 4.0 7/17/2012
  Skype for Mac 6.14 2/13/2014
  Skype for Windows 6.1 1/10/2013
  Skype for Windows Phone 1.2 7/17/2012

Sophos
  Anti-Virus for Mac OS X 4.33 (4.9.14) 9/1/2008 Support has ended
  Anti-Virus for Mac OS X 8.0.8 10/26/2012
  Anti-Virus for Windows 7.3.5 9/1/2008 Support has ended
  Anti-Virus definition update 17 Nov 2017 11/17/2017 Released this week.*

Thunderbird
  see: Mozilla Thunderbird

Various Other Products
  ArcGIS 9.3.1 Service Pack 1 4/25/2009
  ArcGIS 10 9/1/2010
  ArcGIS 10 Service Pack 1 11/11/2010

* Update contains critical security fixes. UC Davis Cyber-Safety policy requires that campus units apply all currently available critical security updates within seven calendar days of update release.