Microsoft plans to release 7 patches next week, 5 for Windows

Posted by bink on February 10 2006, 1:39 PM. Posted in Security.

On 14 February 2006 Microsoft is planning to release:

Security Updates

. One Microsoft Security Bulletin affecting Microsoft Windows Media Player. The highest Maximum Severity rating for this is Critical. These updates will not require a restart. These updates will be detectable using the Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer and the Enterprise Scanning Tool.

. Four Microsoft Security Bulletins affecting Microsoft Windows.

The highest Maximum Severity rating for these is Critical. Some of these updates will require a restart. These updates will be detectable using the Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer.

. One Microsoft Security Bulletin affecting Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office.  The highest Maximum Severity rating for these is Important. These updates will require a restart. These updates will be detectable using the Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer.

. One Microsoft Security Bulletin affecting Microsoft Office.

The highest Maximum Severity rating for this is Important. These updates may require a restart. These updates will be detectable using the Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer.

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 not release any NON-SECURITY High-Priority Updates for Windows on Windows Update (WU) and Software Update Services (SUS).

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

Although we do not anticipate any changes, the number of bulletins, products affected, restart information and severities are subject to change until released.

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 February 2006 Security Bulletins (Level 100)

. Wednesday, 15 February 2006 11:00 AM (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)

http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1 032288940&EventCategory=4&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US