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Microsoft security updates for August 2010

Microsoft security updates for August 2010

As part of Microsoft's routine, monthly security update cycle, we released 14 new security updates on August 10, 2010.

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IT Professionals and System Administrators

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Latest Security Updates

Bulletin

Reason for update

KB article

MS10-047

Addresses vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows

981852

MS10-048

Addresses vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows

2160329

MS10-049

Addresses a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows

980436

MS10-050

Addresses a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows

981997

MS10-051

Addresses a vulnerability in Microsoft XML

2079403

MS10-052

Addresses a vulnerability in Windows Media Player

2115168

MS10-053

Addresses vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer

2183461

MS10-054

Addresses vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows

982214

MS10-055

Addresses a vulnerability in Windows Server

982665

MS10-056

Addresses vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office

2269638

MS10-057

Addresses a vulnerability in Microsoft Office

2269707

MS10-058

Addresses vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows

978886

MS10-059

Addresses a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows

982799

MS10-060

Addresses a vulnerability in .NET Framework

983539

Get security updates automatically

You may already have the update if you have automatic updating turned on. To learn about automatic updating, see Update your PC automatically.

If you do not have automatic updating turned on, or to check whether you need the update, go to Microsoft Update. Microsoft Update is an online tool that will scan your computer and provide you a report about what updates your computer needs.

Download updates from the Microsoft Download Center

Security updates can be downloaded from the Microsoft Download Center. Find them by doing a keyword search using the words security update and the name of the month the update was released.

Technical information about security updates

Read the Microsoft Security Response Center blog for updated information. IT professionals and systems administrators, go to Microsoft TechNet for detailed information about updates.

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