Microsoft released 16 security bulletins that cover 49 vulnerabilities. This is Microsoft's largest "Patch Tuesday". 4 bulletins are marked critical, 10 are marked important, and 2 are marked moderate.. The security bulletins affect Microsoft Windows, Office, Internet Explorer, and the .NET Framework.
These security updates are available for download at the Microsoft Update web site (http://www.update.microsoft.com). Please note that systems joined to the LSU Active Directory automatically receive the security updates when available.
Microsoft also released a high-priority, non-security related update for Windows (KB2345886).
Remember to close all applications at the end of work day today, as security updates may require a restart of your machine.
Additional Information / Tools:
- Microsoft Security Bulletin - http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms10-oct.mspx
- US-CERT Technical Alerts - http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/
- Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer - http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/cc184923.aspx
- Cumulative list of updates from Microsoft (including non-security related) - http://support.microsoft.com/kb/894199/en-us