Restart issues after installing MS10-015

Hi everyone, I am writing to let you know that we are aware that after installing the February security updates a limited number of users are experiencing issues restarting their computers. Our initial analysis suggests that the issue occurs after installing MS10-015 (KB977165). However, we have not confirmed that the issue is specific to MS10-015…


February 2010 Security Bulletin Release

MSRC Bulletin Release Blog Post Hi everyone, As mentioned in our ANS blog post last week, today we are releasing 13 bulletins addressing 26 vulnerabilities. 11 bulletins affect Windows and 2 affect older versions of Microsoft Office. In the post on Thursday, we mentioned that bulletins in the ANS listed as 1, 2, 3, and…


February 2010 Bulletin Release Advance Notification

Today we released February bulletin information through our Advance Notification Service (ANS). This month, we will be releasing 13 bulletins – five rated Critical, seven rated Important, and one rated Moderate – addressing 26 vulnerabilities. Eleven of the bulletins affect Windows and the remaining two affect Office. More information about the upcoming security updates can…


Out-of-Band Security Bulletin Webcast Q&A – January 21, 2010

  Hosts:             Adrian Stone, Senior Security Program Manager Lead                           Jerry Bryant, Senior Security Communications Manager Lead Website:       TechNet/security Chat Topic:    January 2010 Out-of-Band Security BulletinDate:               Thursday, January 21,  2010   Q: I understand the severity for workstaitons. Is the severity lower for servers in terms of this vulnerability, since most servers (except Terminal Servers)…


Monthly Security Bulletin Webcast Q&A – January, 2010

Hosts:             Dustin Childs, Security Program Manager                           Jerry Bryant, Senior Security Program Manager Lead Website:       TechNet/security Chat Topic:    January 2010 Security BulletinsDate:               Wednesday, January 13,  2010     Q: Will installing the latest version of Adobe Flash Player uninstall Adobe Flash Player 6, or am I required to use the removal tool first before installing?A:…


January 2010 Security Bulletin Release

Summary of Microsoft’s Security Bulletin Release for January 2010 Hi Everyone, We hope that 2010 is off to a good start for you. For our first bulletin release of the New Year, we have one Critical bulletin affecting all versions of Windows. The bulletin, MS10-001, addresses one vulnerability in the Embedded OpenType Font Engine and…


January 2010 Bulletin Release Advance Notification

Advance Notification for the January 2010 Security Bulletin Release It may be a new year but here in the Microsoft Security Response Center, it is business as usual. This month we have one bulletin addressing a single vulnerability in Windows. The vulnerability is critical on Windows 2000 and low for all other platforms. Customers with…


Monthly Security Bulletin Webcast Q&A – December 2009

Hosts:                   Adrian Stone, Senior Security Program Manager Lead                                 Jerry Bryant, Senior Security Program Manager Lead Website:         TechNet/security Chat Topic:     December 2009 Security BulletinsDate:               Wednesday, December 9, 2009     Q: In reference to Windows Vista KB973565, we have machines that install this update, then reboot and uninstall the update. Is this a known problem? It downloads and installs…


December 2009 Bulletin Release Advance Notification

Advance Notification for the December 2009 Security Bulletin Release For December we are planning to release six new security bulletins addressing 12 vulnerabilities in Windows, Internet Explorer (IE) and Microsoft Office products. Three of the bulletins have a maximum severity rating of Critical and three have a maximum severity rating of Important. To help customers…


Monthly Security Bulletin Webcast Q&A – November 2009

Hosts:                   Adrian Stone, Senior Security Program Manager Lead                                 Jerry Bryant, Senior Security Program Manager Lead Website:             TechNet/security Chat Topic:         November 2009 Security BulletinDate:                     Wednesday, November 11, 2009   Q: It looks like MS09-063 is only vulnerable to attacks via the local subnet, so is a Vista computer connected via Wi-Fi with the network…