Microsoft has posted advance notification of what we can expect on February Patch Tuesday next week:
There will be 12 security bulletins. Three are considered critical and nine important. They will cover updates and fixes in Windows, Internet Explorer and Microsoft Office.
Adobe has posted a security advisory saying it will fix critical vulnerabilities on Tuesday with updates for:
— Adobe Reader X (10.0) (Windows and Macintosh),
— Adobe Reader 9.4.1 and earlier (Windows, Macintosh and UNIX),
— Adobe Acrobat X (10.0) (Windows and Macintosh), and
— Adobe Acrobat 9.4.1 and earlier (Windows and Macintosh).
A update for UNIX versions will be available by the week of February 28, Adobe said.