SharePoint Client Object Model Redistributable Released

Microsoft has released the SharePoint Foundation 2010 Client Object Model Redistributable. The assemblies for the .NET and Silverlight versions  of the SharePoint client object model are included. 
Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.dll
Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.Runtime.dll
Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.Silverlight.dll
Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.Silverlight.Runtime.dll
The assemblies for the .NET version must be included when you distribute solutions that target them. SharePoint client assemblies obtained in other ways cannot be legally redistributed.
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SharePoint 2010 October Cumulative Update Issue: Details and Workaround

Below are further details and a workaround for theSharePoint 2010 October Cumulative Update issue discovered yesterday.

Packages Impacted

The Cumulative Update packages affected are the ServerPackages for SharePoint Foundation, SharePoint Server and Project Server 2010,specifically; 
  1. SharePoint Server Package 2394320
  2. Project Server Package 2394322

Critical Information about the SharePoint Server 2010 October Cumulative Update

Microsoft has discovered a critical issue in the recently released October CumulativeUpdates for SharePoint Server 2010 and Project Server 2010, and we have removedthe files from download availability.  If you have already downloaded theCU, donot install it. If you have installed the CU, please contact Microsoft Support forassistance.  We will be posting additional information about the issuehere as soon as we have it, and will make the Cumulative Update available fordownload again as soon as the issue has been fully resolved.