Security updates for November 2009


On Tuesday, November 10th, 2009, Microsoft released security updates for Microsoft Office products to address 11 security vulnerabilities in two security bulletins. The security updates apply to the following Office products:

·         Microsoft Office Excel 2002, Excel 2003, Excel 2007, Excel Viewer 2003, Excel Viewer, and the 2007 Microsoft Office System, as described in security bulletin MS09-067, Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Excel Could Allow Remote Code Execution (972652).

·         Microsoft Office Word 2002, Word 2003, and Word Viewer 2003, as described in security bulletin MS09-068, Vulnerability in Microsoft Office Word Could Allow Remote Code Execution (976307).

For complete details, see the following summaries:

·         Microsoft Security Updates for November 2009 for home users.

·         Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for November 2009 for IT professionals.

Microsoft Outlook Junk Email Filter updates

Microsoft also released two updates to the Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 and Outlook 2007 Junk Email Filter. These updates provide a more current definition of which e-mail messages should be considered junk e-mail.

Comments (2)

  1. Anonymous says:

    Hello Ricardo,

    Here is information about how to obtain help and support for this security update:

    For home users, no-charge support is available by calling 1-866-PCSAFETY in the United States and Canada or by contacting your local Microsoft subsidiary. For more information about how to contact your local Microsoft subsidiary for support issues with security updates, visit the Microsoft International Support website:

    support.microsoft.com/…/international.aspx

  2. Ricardo Ruiz says:

    Unable to install it.

    Security Update for Microsoft Office Word 2007 (KB2344993)

    Installation date: ‎6/‎30/‎2011 01:08

    Installation status: Failed

    Error details: Code 80070664

    Update type: Important

    A security vulnerability exists in Microsoft Office Word 2007 that could allow arbitrary code to run when a maliciously modified file is opened. This update resolves that vulnerability.

    More information:

    support.microsoft.com/…/2344993

    Help and Support:

    support.microsoft.com