Yes – it is that time of the month again – we are approaching Patch Tuesday and right on schedule Microsoft has released the advance notice bulletin to give us an idea of what to expect in the security updates next week.

  • There are a total of 9 bulletins addressing 11 vulnerabilities
  • 4 Critical and 5 Important updates
  • 8 affect Windows and 2 impact Office (one impacts Windows and Office)

Microsoft will update this bulletin with specific information about the threats once the updates are available for download on 14 September 2010.

As is their custom a webcast will be conducted to review these updates and vulnerabilities the day after Patch Tuesday:

Date: Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Time: 11:00 a.m. PDT (UTC -7)

You can also sign up to receive these alerts in your email inbox directly from Microsoft by signing up here –

Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification for September 2010