Microsoft released its advance bulletin for October's security update Thursday, promising seven updates for a variety of its products.
Microsoft said it expects to release four critical bulletins for Windows, Outlook
Meanwhile, the software giant plans to release three non-security, high-priority updates on Microsoft Update (MU) and Windows Server Update Services (WSUS); and one non-security, high-priority update for Windows on Windows Update (WU).
As it does each month, Microsoft will also update its Malicious Software Removal Tool and will hold a Webcast where customers can ask patch-related questions Wednesday at 11 a.m. PT.
Last month, Microsoft patched flaws in Windows 2000, MSN Messenger, Windows Live Messenger, Visual Studio, and Windows Services for Unix 3.0.