bill - 6:54 am on Dec 10, 2010 (gmt 0)
This won't be the biggest update of the year, but it will be close.
Microsoft Patch Tuesday to End Year With Massive Update [eweek.com]
Microsoft has plans for a gigantic Patch Tuesday next week to plug 40 security vulnerabilities across a number of products, including critical bugs impacting Internet Explorer and Microsoft Windows.
The bugs will be squashed by a total of 17 security bulletins, two of which are rated 'critical.' One of the two critical bulletins affects Internet Explorer (IE) versions 6, 7 and 8, while the other bulletin impacts Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7, as well as Windows Server 2003 and 2008.