Advance notice of September Microsoft patches – only two to be released for sept 11

Microsoft has just sent their advance notice of the patches that are scheduled to be released on September 11, 2012.  There are a total of two patches to be released for September 2012.  Both of the patches are designated as IMPORTANT.  Based on the information currently available, there is no urgency in applying these patches for either Workstations or Server systems.  Additional information will be provided as it is made available.


The patch bulletins apply to the following Developer Tools/Software and Server software


  • Bulletin #1 – IMPORTANT

Elevation of Privilege – OS restart NOT required
Developer Tools – Visual FoxPro
Product – Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2010sp1

  • Bulletin #2 – IMPORTANT

Elevation of Privilege – OS restart NOT required
Server software – System Center Configuration Manager
Products – Systems Management Server 2003sp3
               Systems Center Configuration Manager 2007sp3
The Microsoft announcement is available at –


Update – September 12

Microsoft has provided additional details on the patches released on September 11.  Both of the vulnerabilities had not been publicly disclosed prior to September 11.  Further, no exploits have been identified as of September 12.  In the opinion of the AgriLife Information Security Officer, a rapid deployment is not necessary for the September patch cycle.  See you next month.


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