Microsoft Security Bulletin: May 2009 Release

security bulletin 
Please see details below of the May 2009 Security Bulletin.  Only one ID this month so relatively quiet this time around.

Bulletin ID Bulletin Title

Maximum Severity Rating

Vulnerability Impact Restart Requirement Affected Software
MS09-017 Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office PowerPoint Could Allow Remote Code Execution


Remote Code Execution May require a restart Office 2000, Office XP, Office 2003, 2007 Office System, Office 2004 for Mac, Office 2008 for Mac, Open XML File Format Converter for Mac, PowerPoint Viewer, Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 File Formats, Microsoft Works 8.5, and Microsoft Works 9.0.

Additional Details

This security update addresses a vulnerability that was first described in the Microsoft Security Advisory 969136.  If you want a summary of this bulletin go here; otherwise the link above will give you all the technical details.

Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool

We are also releasing an updated version of the Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool on WSUS and Windows Update.  You can find more information about this tool at:


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