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Microsoft security updates for October 2010

Microsoft security updates for October 2010

As part of Microsoft's routine, monthly security update cycle, we released 16 new security updates on October 12, 2010.

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IT Professionals and System Administrators

Go to Microsoft TechNet for detailed information about these updates.

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Latest Security Updates

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Reason for update

KB article

MS10-071

Addresses vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer

2360131

MS10-072

Addresses vulnerabilities in Microsoft Server Software

2412048

MS10-073

Addresses vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows

981957

MS10-074

Addresses a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows

2387149

MS10-075

Addresses a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows

2281679

MS10-076

Addresses a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows

982132

MS10-077

Addresses a vulnerability in .NET Framework

2160841

MS10-078

Addresses vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows

2279986

MS10-079

Addresses vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office

2293194

MS10-080

Addresses vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office

2293211

MS10-081

Addresses a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows

2296011

MS10-082

Addresses a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows Media Player

2378111

MS10-083

Addresses a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows

2405882

MS10-084

Addresses a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows

2360937

MS10-085

Addresses a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows

2207566

MS10-086

Addresses a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows

2294255

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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