Microsoft’s monthly patches and updates will arrive next Tuesday for several of its software offerings according to the Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification just released yesterday.

The various bulletins are purposely vague until the updates are available to prevent anyone from taking advantage of the vulnerabilities they are intended to address.

Typically they are available at approximately 10 AM/PT/1PM ET on Patch Tuesday and the best way to grab the updates only for your specific configuration and installation is to through Windows Update.

Here is a summary of the seven bulletins, their severity, a general description of what they are addressing and the software impacted:

  • Bulletin 1
    • Critical
    • Remote Code Execution
    • Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer
  • Bulletin 2
    • Critical
    • Remote Code Execution
    • Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Lync
  • Bulletin 3
    • Important
    • Remote Code Execution
    • Microsoft Office
  • Bulletin 4
    • Important
    • Information Disclosure
    • Microsoft Windows
  • Bulletin 5
    • Important
    • Information Disclosure
    • Microsoft Lync Server
  • Bulletin 6
  • Bulletin 7

Microsoft has also scheduled a webcast to talk about these updates on June 11, 2014, at 11:00 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada). You can sign up for the June Security Bulletin Webcast and hear the experts discuss the updates the day after they are released.

Source: Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification for June 2014