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Announcement for Upcomming Microsoft Patches
Microsoft has issued the advance warning on patches coming out next week.  Looks like security and system admins will have their work cut out for them.  We have Two Critical for Windows, two critical for Office, one Critical for Exchange and one critical patch for CAPICOM and BizTalk.  Two non-security patches are scheduled for Microsoft Update (MU) and Windows Server Update Services (WSUS).

Here is a link to the announcement:

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/advance.mspx


And an excerpt on the patches:

Security Updates
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Two Microsoft Security Bulletins affecting Microsoft Windows. The highest Maximum Severity rating for these is Critical. These updates will require a restart. These updates will be detectable using the Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer.
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Three Microsoft Security Bulletins affecting Microsoft Office. The highest Maximum Severity rating for these is Critical. These updates may require a restart. These updates will be detectable using the Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer.
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One Microsoft Security Bulletin affecting Microsoft Exchange. The highest Maximum Severity rating for these is Critical. These updates will not require a restart. These updates will be detectable using the Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer.
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One Microsoft Security Bulletin affecting CAPICOM and BizTalk. The highest Maximum Severity rating for these is Critical. These updates will not require a restart. These updates will be detectable using the Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer and the Enterprise Scan Tool.
Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool
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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.
Note that this tool will NOT be distributed using Software Update Services (SUS).
Non-security High Priority updates on MU, WU, WSUS and SUS
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Microsoft will release 1 NON-SECURITY High-Priority Update for Windows on Windows Update (WU) and Software Update Services (SUS).
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Microsoft will release 6 NON-SECURITY High-Priority Updates on Microsoft Update (MU) and Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)


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