This month, we released 13 new bulletins which address 33 vulnerabilities in Windows, Internet Explorer and Microsoft Office. Since we published this information in our advance notification (ANS) last Thursday, we have been asked “is this the most bulletins Microsoft has ever released”? The short answer to that question is yes. However, we have, on several occasions, released between 10 and 12 bulletins so this is business as usual. All of our updates go through extensive quality testing and when they reach the bar for broad distribution, we schedule them for release.
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J.C. Hornbeck | Manageability Knowledge Engineer