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Microsoft delivers Mac Office 2011, Office 2008 updates

14 November 2012 1,618 views 7 Comments

It's time to feel good about Redmond's Mac Office code monkeys as they release a trio of updates for recent versions of their benchmark productivity suite

Whether you are still using Office or not, Microsoft’s dedication to providing security and functional updates is admirable. That said, it is time to feel good about Redmond’s Mac Office code monkeys as they release a trio of updates for the two most recent versions of their benchmark productivity suite:

• Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 14.2.5 Update, 106.8MB
— 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.
— Applies to: Office 2011, Office 2011 Home and Business Edition, Word 2011, Excel 2011, PowerPoint 2011, Outlook 2011, Office for Mac Standard 2011 Edition, Microsoft Office for Mac Home & Student 2011, and Microsoft Office for Mac Academic 2011

• Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac 12.3.5 Update, 218.4MB
— 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.
— Applies to: Office 2008, Office 2008 Home and Student Edition, Office 2008 Special Media Edition, Word 2008, Excel 2008, PowerPoint 2008, Entourage 2008, Office 2008 for Mac Business Edition.

• Microsoft Entourage 2008 for Mac, Web Services Edition, 51.2MB
— In addition to several calendaring improvements, this new version of Entourage synchronizes notes, tasks, and categories with Exchange Server. This update also enables logging that can be used for diagnostic purposes.

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