Today the Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC) posted
details about the February security updates. On
Tuesday, February 8, Microsoft will release 12 bulletins. Three of the
bulletins are rated Critical and nine of them are rated Important.
They will address issues in:
The Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance
Notification Service offers details about security
updates approximately three business days before they are released. We do this
to allow customers (especially IT professionals) to plan for effective
deployment of security updates.
Advanced Notification includes information about:
- The number of new security updates being released
- The software affected
- Severity levels of vulnerabilities
- Information about any detection tools relevant to the
For more information about the security updates that will be
released on February 8, see Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance
Notification for February 2011.
For official risk and impact analysis, as well as deployment
guidance, visit the MSRC blog.