The latest batch of security updates for Microsoft Office, released just last week, has apparently been causing widespread problems. If you’ve been receiving repeated requests to install the same updates over and over, then you are definitely not alone. The issue is restricted to Office updates, but appears to be pretty universal. So much so that Microsoft later released patches to patch the patches.
Since the shipment of the September 2013 Security Bulletin Release, we have received reports of updates being offered for installation multiple times, or certain cases where updates were not offered via Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) or System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM).
Re-issued updates are as follows:
You can read more about this issue on the Sophos Naked Security Blog here: Microsoft endures Patch Horror Day on Friday 13th – issues updates to 8 of 13 updates