Microsoft Security Advisory (954960) WSUS Blocked from Deploying Security Updates

Posted by bink on July 1 2008, 4:49 AM. Posted in Security, WSUS.

Microsoft is investigating public reports of a non-security issue that prevents the distribution of any updates deployed through Microsoft Windows Server Update Services 3.0 or Microsoft Windows Server Update Services 3.0 Service Pack 1 to client systems that have Microsoft Office 2003 installed in their environment. Microsoft is aware of reports from customers who are experiencing this issue.

Upon completing the investigation, Microsoft will take appropriate action to resolve the issue within Microsoft Windows Server Update Services 3.0 or Microsoft Windows Server Update Services 3.0 Service Pack 1.

Note The issue affecting System Center Configuration Manager 2007 first described in Microsoft Security Advisory 954474, where System Center Configuration Manager 2007 systems were blocked from deploying security updates, is separate from the issue described in this advisory.

Mitigating Factors:

This issue is limited to customers who deploy updates through Microsoft Windows Server Update Services 3.0 or Microsoft Windows Server Update Services 3.0 Service Pack 1, and have Microsoft Office 2003 installed in their environments.

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