On Thursday (Nov 7) Microsoft announced the forthcoming content for Patch Tuesday – Nov 12, 2013.

 

Number of Releases: 8

Critical Security Updates: 3 addressing vulnerabilities in Windows and Internet Explorer.

Important Security Updates: 5 addressing vulnerabilities in Windows and Office 2003/2007/2010/2013.

 

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Microsoft also hosts a webcast where they discuss the releases, typically the Wednesday after Patch Tuesday:

Microsoft will host a webcast to address customer questions on the security bulletins on Nov 13, 2013, at 11:00 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada).

Register now for the November Security Bulletin Webcast.

You can also follow the MSRC team at @MSFTSecResponse.

 

Updates are typically released by Microsoft at 10am PDT (5pm UTC).

Configuring WSUS servers to synchronize relative to that time can be helpful in expediting availability of these security updates.