Security Bulletin MS10-002 to be released tomorrow, January 21st, 2010

Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification issued: January 20, 2010 Microsoft Security Bulletins to be issued: January 21, 2010 This is an advance notification of one out-of-band security bulletin that Microsoft is intending to release on January 21, 2010. The bulletin will be for Internet Explorer to address limited attacks against customers of Internet Explorer 6,… Read more

All the info on Security Advisory 979352

There’s been a lot of news around Security Advisory 979352 so I thought I’d take a minute and give a summary of the major links from the MSRC that have come across my desk since it was released last Thursday.  You all have probably already seen all of these but just in case you haven’t,… Read more

List of all Software Update Services and Windows Server Update Services changes in content for 2009

Just an FYI on a new KB article that we recently published.  This one contains a cumulative list of content changes that have been made available for WSUS, Windows Update and Microsoft Update that were made on or after January 13, 2009. Administrators can use this list both as a quick reference to content changes… Read more

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS10-001 – Critical

Vulnerability in the Embedded OpenType Font Engine Could Allow Remote Code Execution (972270) Published: January 12, 2010 This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user viewed content rendered in a specially crafted Embedded OpenType (EOT) font in client applications that can render… Read more

January 2010 Bulletin Release Advance Notification

This is an advance notification of security bulletins that Microsoft is intending to release on January 12, 2010. This bulletin advance notification will be replaced with the January bulletin summary on January 12, 2010. For more information about the bulletin advance notification service, see Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification. To receive automatic notifications whenever Microsoft… Read more

Error code when you use Windows Update or Microsoft Update to install updates: 0x737D

Just an FYI on a new KB article that we recently published.  This one discusses an issue where when you install updates by using Windows Update or Microsoft Update, you receive the following error code: 0x737D Additionally, you may receive the following error message: SQL Server Setup cannot upgrade the specified instance because the previous… Read more

EEHndlr WARNING: Failed to populate ServiceStartup entries in Cache: error 0x80070002

The EMEA Core Team posted a great tip on a WSUS related error they’ve been seeing lately: When running updates from WSUS 3.0 SP1 we are seeing the following error messages in the Windows Update Agent Log File C:\Windows\WindowsUpdate.log.  We see these messages on all of our target Windows 2003 SP2 x64 servers WindowsUpdate: 2009-01-21… Read more