This month's security offering includes three bulletins rated "critical" and five "important" items.
Romanian hackers are targeting the Yahoo Games servers.
IT's security spending is not keeping up with the reported 42.8 million security incidents in PwC's enterprise survey.
The 25-year-old flaw, which was just discovered on Wednesday, leaves systems running Linux and Mac OS X open to remote code execution attacks.
The remaining members will be absorbed into Cloud & Enterprise and Legal and Corporate Affairs groups.
The pulled item marks the third month in a row in which Microsoft has had to address issues with its monthly security update.
The tech company said it was fined $250,000 per day for not handing over requested user data.
This month's offering includes one "critical" and three "important" bulletins that look to fix 42 different flaws.
The issues could ultimately lead to a system being caught in a crash/reboot loop.
This moth's Security Update addresses a total of 37 flaws.
Plus: Researchers create unlock key to reverse high-profile ransomware "CryptoLocker."
This week's incident highlights the need for a change in attitudes relating to corporate security.
The study took a look at 16 multinational enterprises in the first half of 2014 to map out what the top trouble areas for IT are.
The latest version adds two new mitigation features and support for 64-bit systems.
The test sent many security software offerings through a gauntlet to measure protection, useability and performance. Three received a perfect score of 30.