Hi folks,

Please see details below of this month's security patches.

What is this alert?


This alert is to provide you with an overview of the new Security Bulletin being released on 11 September 2007.


New Security Bulletins


Microsoft is releasing the following security bulletins for newly discovered vulnerabilities:


Bulletin Number

Maximum Severity

Affected Products




Microsoft Windows 2000

Remote Code Execution



Microsoft Visual Studio

Remote Code Execution



Windows Services for UNIX, Subsystem for UNIX-based Applications

Elevation of Privilege



MSN Messenger, Windows Live Messenger

Remote Code Execution


Summaries for these new bulletins may be found at the following pages:




Customers are advised to review the information in the bulletins, test and deploy the updates immediately in their environments, if applicable.


Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool


Microsoft is releasing an updated version of the Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool on Windows Server Update Services (WSUS), Windows Update (WU) and the Download Center.  Information on the Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool can be located here: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=40573


High-Priority Non-Security Updates


High priority non-security updates Microsoft releases to be available on Microsoft Update (MU), Windows Update (WU) or Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) will be detailed in the following KB Article: http://support.microsoft.com/?id=894199



TechNet Webcast: Microsoft will host a Webcast to address customer questions on these bulletins:


Title: Information about Microsoft September Security Bulletins (Level 200)

Date: Wednesday, September 12, 2007 11:00 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada)

URL: http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032344690

Replay:  Available 24 hours after webcast - same URL

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Cheers, Jeffa