March Microsoft Upcoming Security Bulletins

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    This security advance notice courtesy of Ms. Donna Buenaventura [MVP]

    Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification
    Updated: March 9, 2006

    On 14 March 2006 Microsoft is planning to release:

    2 Security Updates
    One Microsoft Security Bulletin affecting Microsoft Office. The highest Maximum Severity rating for this is Critical. These updates may require a restart. These updates will be detectable using the Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer and the Enterprise Scanning Tool.
    One Microsoft Security Bulletin affecting Microsoft Windows. The highest Maximum Severity rating for this is Important. These updates will not require a restart. These updates will be detectable using the Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer.

    Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool
    • Microsoft will release an updated version of the Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool on Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Windows Server Update Services and the Download Center.

    Note that this tool will NOT be distributed using Software Update Services (SUS).

    1 Non-security High Priority updates on MU, WU, WSUS and SUS
    • Microsoft will not release any NON-SECURITY High-Priority Updates for Windows on Windows Update (WU) and Software Update Services (SUS).
    • Microsoft will release one NON-SECURITY High-Priority Updates on Microsoft Update (MU) and Windows Server Update Services (WSUS).

    Register for the webcast:

    Microsoft will host a webcast on March 15 (the day after releasing the scheduled security bulletin) the security bulletins. The webcast focuses on addressing your questions and concerns about the security bulletins. Therefore, most of the live webcast is aimed at giving you the opportunity to ask questions and get answers from their security experts.

    Start Time: Wednesday, March 15, 2006 11:00 AM (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
    End Time: Wednesday, March 15, 2006 12:00 PM (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)

    Presenter: Christopher Budd, CISA, CISM, CISSP, ISSMP Security Program Manager, PSS Security, Microsoft Corporation and Stephen Toulouse, Security Program Manager, Microsoft Corporation
     
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