This ‘Patch Tuesday’ for September 2010, sees the release of 9 bulletins addressing 11 vulnerabilities. All bulletins affect Windows; 2 carrying Critical severity rating.
The limited information available at this pre-release stage is as follows:
|Bulletin Identifier||Severity||Windows Server 2003||Windows Server 2008||Windows Server 2008 R2|
|Bulletin 1||(Important)||requires restart||requires restart||requires restart|
|Bulletin 2||(Critical)||may require restart||may require restart||Not applicable|
|Bulletin 3||(Critical)||may require restart||may require restart||Not applicable|
|Bulletin 5||(Important)||may require restart||may require restart||may require restart|
|Bulletin 6||(Important)||requires restart||Not applicable||Not applicable|
|Bulletin 7||(Important)||may require restart||Not applicable||Not applicable|
|Bulletin 8||(Important)||requires restart||requires restart||requires restart|
|Bulletin 9||(Important)||requires restart||Not applicable||Not applicable|
We will issue further information on the impact of these updates once they have been released for testing.
The ‘Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification for September 2010’ page here should be referenced for detailed information on how these updates affect your servers or solutions when released on 14th September (as usual, as a UKFast customer, you benefit from these updates being applied automatically unless you have opted out of this service.)