Network Issue Delays Microsofts Tuesday Patch Release

Microsoft has posted a notice on their site saying there has been a delay in releasing the security patches today because of a networking issues. Users can go to the TechNet Security Center and click on the October 2006 update, here to download the ten patches manually and installing them.

Due to some network issues experienced on the Microsoft Update platform, the October security updates released today are not yet currently available via:

Microsoft Update
Automatic Updates
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Windows Update v6

To be clear, it?s a delay due to the networking for these systems: there are no issues with the security updates themselves. Also, this issue doesn?t affect customers using Software Update Services (SUS), Windows Update v4 or Office Update. Source: Microsoft Security Response Center Blog

They will post an update whenever these are available through Windows Update, and if you are set to receive them automatically, then they will be send to your pc eventually. They say there is no issue with the patches, just in releasing them.

The release of these 10 patches is about the biggest patch Tuesday so far, it includes six critical fixes for Windows and Office and the 10 patches fix about 26 vulnerabilities.