An update on the detection and installation of MS10-090 (KB2416400)

Last Thursday we published some information on some detection and installation issues we were seeing with MS10-090 (KB2416400) and today we updated that post (specifically issue #2) in an effort to make it a little more clear.  If you’re still having trouble with some updates being re-offered then you’ll probably want to give this post… Read more

Important Questions regarding MS10-090 (KB2416400) Internet Explorer Cumulative Security Update

Some WSUS administrators have had questions regarding the latest Internet Explorer Cumulative Security Update MS10-090 (KB2416400) ( ), released on Tuesday, December 14. If you are experiencing issues with the successful reporting or installation of this update, or are experiencing the appearance of earlier unapproved Internet Explorer Cumulative Security updates, please review this post (… Read more

Update on a couple issues we are seeing related to detection and installation of MS10-090 (KB2416400)

I just wanted to let you know about a couple issues we are seeing on our support team related to detection and install issues for MS10-090 (KB2416400).  Please note that these are preliminary troubleshooting steps that we have found in our investigation of these issues and you may find other factors in your configuration that… Read more

The December 2010 Microsoft Security Bulletin Release

As part of our usual cycle of monthly security updates, today we’re releasing 17 bulletins addressing 40 vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Office, Internet Explorer, SharePoint Server and Exchange. Two of those bulletins carry a Critical rating while 14 are rated Important and 1 is rated Moderate. <<More>> J.C. Hornbeck | System Center Knowledge Engineer The… Read more

Advance notification for the December 2010 Microsoft security bulletin release

Just an FYI that the MSRC released their Advance Notification Service for the December 2010 security bulletin release.  As always, they give information about the coming December release and provided links to detailed information so you can plan your deployment by product, service pack level, and severity.  In addition, since this is the last release… Read more

Best practices for catalog authoring in System Center Updates Publisher (SCUP)

If you’re looking for some guidance and best practices on how to author and maintain high quality System Center Update Publisher (SCUP) catalogs then you’re at the right place.  Our very own Jason Lewis has created an authoring guide that will answer just about every question you could have including: "When should I modify my… Read more

The November 2010 Microsoft Security Bulletins are released

It’s the second Tuesday of the month which means it’s time for our regular cycle of monthly security updates.  Today we’re releasing three security bulletins that address 11 vulnerabilities. One of the bulletins has a Critical severity rating whereas the other two are rated as Important: MS10-087 This bulletin resolves five issues affecting all currently… Read more

How To Expire Software Updates in System Center Updates Publisher And Synchronize the Expired Updates in Configuration Manager 2007

Looks like our very own Fei Xia on the ConfigMgr 2007 Sustained Engineering team wrote up a great blog post on how to expire Software Updates in System Center Updates Publisher and synchronize the expired updates in Configuration Manager 2007.  If you’ve ever struggled with this or wanted to know more about how it works… Read more

Advance Notification for the November 2010 Microsoft Security Bulletin release

Just a quick FYI that we’ve issued our Advance Notification Service for the November ’10 security bulletin release. This time around we’re releasing three updates addressing 11 vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office and Unified Access Gateway (UAG). One bulletin carries a Critical severity rating and the other two are rated Important. You can get all the… Read more

Information on the ConfigMgr 2007 client side process for Software Updates

I already posted this over on our Configuration Manager blog but since it relates to WSUS I thought some of you might like to see it as well.  If you’ve integrated WSUS into your ConfigMgr environment then this is some good reading by our very own Brian Shaw: ===== I want to take a minute… Read more