Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 7th Jul 2006 13:28 UTC
Microsoft Microsoft plans to issue patches for 'critical' Windows and Office security problems as part of a regular update scheduled for Tuesday. The software company said in an advisory Thursday that it will issue four bulletins for Windows flaws and three for Office. At least one Windows and one Office problem are deemed 'critical', Microsoft's highest-risk category for security vulnerabilities, according to the advisory.
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Microsoft Office 2004 Mac
by s_groening on Fri 7th Jul 2006 17:18 UTC
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Actually, the latest update for Microsoft Office 2004 Mac, version 11.2.4, promises the following:

'This update fixes vulnerabilities in Office 2004 for Mac that an attacker can use to overwrite the contents of your computer's memory with malicious code. This update also fixes issues in Microsoft PowerPoint 2004 and Entourage 2004, and it includes all of the improvements released in all previous Office 2004 updates.'

...To me this seems like Microsoft code introducing serious security concers in relation to otherwise
'secure' operating system software.... It had to happen, should Microsoft follow their own path...

Edited 2006-07-07 17:19

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