Today we're providing advanced notification on the release of nine bulletins, five Critical and four Important, for August 2012. The five Critical security bulletins are addressing ten vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer, Exchange, SQL Server, Server Software, and Developer Tools. The bulletin for Exchange will address the issue first described in Security Advisory 2737111. The four bulletins that have been rated as Important will address vulnerabilities in Windows and Microsoft Office.

As usual, the bulletin release is scheduled for the second Tuesday of the month, August 14, 2012, at approximately 10 a.m. PDT. For all the latest information, you can also follow the MSRC team on Twitter at @MSFTSecResponse.

Thank you,

Yunsun Wee
Director
Microsoft Trustworthy Computing