This is the second month in a row that Microsoft has withdrawn a patch because it could cause problems for the system it was designed to repair.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.
Got a PlayStation paperweight on your hands? A fix is coming, but it ain't coming quickly.
Oracle fixed a number of critical security flaws in Java with the latest update, but it's still too slow to patch and attackers will continue to take advantage.
Oracle addressed 40 security issues in Java and enabled online certificate revocation checking by default in its scheduled critical patch update for Java on Tuesday.