Microsoft Patch Tuesday May: 7 security patches for Windows, Office, Exchange and Biztalk

Posted by bink on May 3 2007, 10:52 PM. Posted in Security.

On Tuesday 8 May 2007 Microsoft is planning to release:

Security Updates

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.

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.

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.

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

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

Microsoft will release 1 NON-SECURITY High-Priority Update for Windows on Windows Update (WU) and Software Update Services (SUS).

Microsoft will release 6 NON-SECURITY High-Priority Updates on Microsoft Update (MU) and Windows Server Update Services (WSUS).

Microsoft will host a webcast next week to address customer questions on these bulletins. For more information on this webcast please see below:

TechNet Webcast: Information about Microsoft's Security Bulletins (Level 100)

Wednesday, 9 May 2007 11:00 AM (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)

http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032327015&EventCategory=4&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

At this time no additional information on these bulletins such as details regarding severity or details regarding the vulnerability will be made available until 8 May 2007.