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Microsoft patches Office security vulnerability

8 May 2012 1,380 views 5 Comments

Redmond aims to quash a series of embarrassing security issues and data destroying bugs

Our friends in Redmond have been scrambling to patch a series of security and bug issues. This time around Microsoft is hoping to wrangle a memory issue that can result in malicious code running on your Mac, which most definitely not a good thing — get the appropriate Office 2008 or Office 2011 update.

• Office 2011 14.2.2
— This update fixes critical issues and also helps to improve security. It includes fixes for vulnerabilities that an attacker can use to overwrite the contents of your computer’s memory with malicious code.

• Office 2008 12.3.3
— Includes fixes for vulnerabilities that an attacker can use to overwrite the contents of your computer’s memory with malicious code.

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