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Microsoft Security Bulletin Advanced Notification

by Marianna Schmudlach / August 4, 2006 1:29 AM PDT

Issued: August 03, 2006

Summary

On 8 August 2006 Microsoft is planning to release:

Security Updates

. Ten Microsoft Security Bulletins affecting Microsoft Windows.
The highest Maximum Severity rating for these is Critical. These updates will be detectable using the Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer and the Enterprise Scan Tool. Some of these updates will require a restart.

. Two Microsoft Security Bulletins affecting Microsoft Office.
The highest Maximum Severity rating for these is Critical. These
updates will be detectable using the Microsoft Baseline Security
Analyzer. These updates may require a restart.

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 twoNON-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 Security
Bulletins
. Wednesday, August 09, 2006 11:00 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada)

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 August 2006.

Support:

Technical support is available from Microsoft Product Support
Services at 1-866-PC SAFETY (1-866-727-2338). There is no
charge for support calls associated with security updates.
International customers can get support from their local Microsoft
subsidiaries. Phone numbers for international support can be found
at: http://support.microsoft.com/common/international.aspx
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