Microsoft to release 6 updates Tuesday August 9th



According to this release, expect to see 6 updates coming out from Microsoft Tuesday. One will be tagged critical from what I read. It seems like this is a bit large number this time around, but still it could be worse, prepare for patching.


Update – 8/5/05 I see Security Fix has taken not of the upcoming batch as well. He also mentions the recent addition of the trueadvantage test to download updates and the little trick that currently evades it. He suspects that one of the fixes may solve that. It would be funny if it does. That would say a lot about their priorities.

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