Microsoft issued 13 bulletins—4 for them critical—that cover 47 vulnerabilities found across Internet Explorer, Outlook, SharePoint, Office and the Windows kernel.
Microsoft's Patch Tuesday for September is sizeable with a total of 14 fixes, including one critically important set for all versions of the Internet Explorer browser.
IBM has started to require visitors of the IBM Fix Central website to provide a serial number in order to download a patch or update.
This is the second month in a row that Microsoft has withdrawn a patch because it could cause problems for the system it was designed to repair.
Microsoft unleashed eight security bulletins for the August Patch Tuesday, including critical updates for Internet Explorer and Exchange Server.
To ensure that developers publish secure software, Microsoft says that it will pull apps that have critical vulnerabilities.
Along with rolling out seven new security bulletins for Patch Tuesday, Microsoft also introduced a new policy giving developers 180 days to fix bugs.
Microsoft's monthly patch release for July will cover seven security issues, six of which could be remotely exploited by an attacker.
Sony has finally released another update to cure PlayStation 3 consoles borked by a recent, more disastrous update, but you'll need to jump through some hoops to get your console up and running again.