It's that tuesday of the month again! 1 key point to note is the reoffering of MS11-037. This rerelease only affects editions of Windows XP and Windows Server 2003, as seen from the following Microsoft link and extract. As a form of best practice, support teams should clean up the old expired XP and Windows 2003 patches that were originally offered in June, since these are now replace on 8th November. The other remaining patches that are for Windows Embedded, Windows 7, Vista, Server 2008 and Server 2008 R2 etc remain unchanged from June.  

 

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms11-037

Why was this bulletin rereleased on November 8, 2011?
Microsoft rereleased this bulletin to reoffer security update KB2544893 for all supported editions of Windows XP and Windows Server 2003. The new offering of this update provides systems running Windows XP or Windows Server 2003 with the same cumulative protection that is provided by this update for all other affected operating systems. Systems running supported editions of Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 will automatically be offered the new version of this update. Customers using these operating systems, including those who have already successfully installed the update originally offered on June 14, 2011, should install the reoffered update.