On Tuesday, April 12, 2011, Microsoft is planning to release seventeen (17) security bulletins, nine (9) rated Critical and eight (8) rated Important. The bulletins will address 64 vulnerabilities across Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, Internet Explorer, Visual Studio, .NET Framework and GDI+.
Although it is advised to restart your computer after installing updates, whether required or not, a number of the scheduled bulletins will require a restart in order to install the updates. I recommend installing the update to .NET Framework separately as well as other updates requiring a restart.
Microsoft is also planning a fix for the MHTML vulnerability in Windows, rated Important, based on Security Advisory 2501696.
- MSRC Blog: Advance Notification Service for the April 2011 Bulletin Release
- TechNet: Advance Notification Service for the April 2011 Security Bulletin Released