Microsoft to release 8 security patches for January

Although the information is subject to change until the day of, on 9 January 2007 Microsoft will Release 8 Security Patches:

  • Three Microsoft Security Bulletins affecting Microsoft Windows with the highest Maximum Severity rating being Critical. (detectable using Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer & Enterprise Scan Tool)
  • One Microsoft Security Bulletins affecting Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Visual Studio with the highest Maximum Severity rating being Important. (detectable using Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer & Enterprise Scan Tool)
  • One Microsoft Security Bulletins affecting Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office with the highest Maximum Severity rating being Important. (detectable using Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer)
  • Three Microsoft Security Bulletins affecting Microsoft Office. The highest Maximum Severity rating for these is Critical. (detectable using Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer)
(All updates may require a restart)

Microsoft will release an updated version of the Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool on Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Windows Server Update Services and the Download Center but not on Software Update Services (SUS). As well, Microsoft will release two NON-SECURITY High-Priority Updates on Microsoft Update (MU) and Windows Server Update Services (WSUS).

Microsoft will host a webcast on Wednesday, January 10, 11:00 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada) to address customer questions on these bulletins.

News source: Bink

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