Microsoft to Issue Security-Fix Rollup
As reported on Steven Binks Windows site, among others, Microsoft notified testers who participated in its Windows Update version 4 program that it was seeking participants to work with two versions of an interim security rollup patch.
The full version is designed to provide users with either all of the security fixes since XP was introduced in 2001 or those released since XP SP1 was introduced in the fall of 2002. The express version will provide security updates issued since SP1 only.
The test period for the interim rollup is short; it runs through September 24. Company watchers expect Microsoft to make it available soon thereafter.
Microsoft officials did not respond to a request for comment on the rollup by the time this article was published.
For more, check out
Discuss this in the eWEEK forum.