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On Thursday (Sep 5) Microsoft announced the forthcoming content for Patch Tuesday – Sep 10, 2013.


Number of Releases: 14

Critical Security Updates: 4 addressing vulnerabilities in Windows, Internet Explorer, Outlook 2007/2010, Windows Sharepoint Services v2/v3, Sharepoint Server 2007/2010/2013, and Office Web Apps 2010.

Important Security Updates: 10 addressing vulnerabilities in Windows, Office 2003/2007/2010/2013, and FrontPage 2003.


You can have Microsoft's security bulletins sent directly to you:

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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 Sep 11, 2013, at 11:00 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada).

Register now for the September Security Bulletin Webcast. After this date, the webcast is available on-demand.


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.

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