On Tuesday, December 8, 2009, Microsoft is planning to release six new security bulletins addressing 12 vulnerabilities in Windows, Internet Explorer (IE) and Microsoft Office products. Three of the bulletins have a maximum severity rating of Critical and three have a maximum severity rating of Important.
As indicated by Jerry Bryant in the MSRC Blog, the updates touch all supported versions of Windows and IE. Expect that a restart will be required. In addition, Jerry reported:
"We want to make customers aware that we will be addressing the vulnerability discussed in Security Advisory 977981 in the IE bulletin on Tuesday. We know that customers are concerned about this issue and we are also aware that Proof of Concept (PoC) code is available publicly."
- MSRC: December 2009 bulletin Release
- TechNet: Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification for December 2009
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