Today the Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC) posted details about the May security updates. On Tuesday, May 10 at approximately 10 AM Pacific Time Microsoft will release 2 bulletins: 1 critical and 1 important.
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 updates
For more information about the security updates that will be released on May 10, see Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification for May 2011.