Update* issue was fixed with SP2/R2 SP1.
A few weeks back I started to build a new build and capture task sequence for a customer and stumbled over this this problem…again. I had a script to look for those nasty updates from Alex Verboon which works fine if you have just a few Software Update Groups but is rather uncomfortable if you have many. There also was a script from the Deployment Guys which works for MDT deployments. Continue reading ConfigMgr Task sequence fails due to multiple restart updates.