Microsoft Research & Defense published a risk assessment matrix for the August 2010, security updates.
According to Microsoft security engineers, eight of the patched vulnerabilities have a maximum severity rating of Critical with the other six having a maximum severity rating of Important. Furthermore, six of the fourteen bulletins either do not affect the latest version of Microsoft products or affect them with reduced severity.
Visit Microsoft risk assessment matrix for more information. The table helps you to prioritize the deployment of the updates appropriately for your environment.