Today the Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC) posted details about the January security updates. On Tuesday, January 10, 2011, at approximately 10 AM Pacific Time, Microsoft will release seven bulletins addressing eight vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Developer Tools And Software.
The easiest way to get security updates when they're available is to turn on Windows automatic updating. For more information about how this works, see Understanding Windows automatic updating.
The Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification Service offers details about security updates approximately three business days before they are released, which allows customers (especially IT professionals) to plan for effective deployment of security updates.
Advanced Notification includes information about:
For more information about the security updates that will be released on January 10, see Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification for January 2012.
For official risk and impact analysis, as well as deployment guidance, visit the MSRC blog. If you are on Twitter, you can follow @MSFTSecResponse.