Improve your Microsoft Office security with Office File Validation coming to Office 2003 and Office 2007

Hello, it’s my pleasure to announce to you the future availability of the Office File Validation for Office 2003 and Office 2007. What is Office File Validation you ask?  Office File Validation is a security feature first introduced in Office 2010 (See David Heise’s blog for more information).  Office File Validation was created to help…


December 2010 Office Security Update Release

On Tuesday, December 13th, 2010, Microsoft Office released 3 security bulletins. The security updates apply to: Microsoft Office Publisher 2002, 2003, 2007, and 2010 as described in MS10-103.  Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 as described in MS10-104. Microsoft Office XP, 2003, 2007, and 2010 as described in security bulletin MS10-105.  For complete details, see “Microsoft…


November 2010 Office Security Updates Release

On Tuesday, November 9th, 2010, Microsoft Office released 2 security bulletins. The security updates apply to: Microsoft Office XP, 2003, 2007, and 2010 as described in MS10-087.  Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2002, 2003, PowerPoint Viewer 2007 as described in security bulletin MS10-088.  For complete details, see “Microsoft Security Updates for November 2010” for home users and…


October 2010 Office Security Update Release

On Tuesday, October 12th, 2010, Microsoft Office released 3 security bulletins. The security updates apply to: Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0, Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 and Office SharePoint Foundation 2010 described in the security bulletin MS10-072. Microsoft Office Word 2002, 2003, 2007, 2010, Word Viewer, Word Compatibility Pack, and Microsoft Office Web Apps as…


Microsoft ASP.NET out of band release and SharePoint

A common question we’ve been getting in the Office space is related to SharePoint and the recently announced ASP.NET vulnerability.  It is possible to expose the issue through SharePoint, but the core issue lies within the .NET framework.  There will be no SharePoint update for this bulletin, but it is recommended that you install the…


September 2010 Update Release

On Tuesday, September 14th, 2010, Microsoft Office released 2 security bulletins. The security updates apply to:   Microsoft Office 2002, 2003, and 2007 as described in MS10-063.   Microsoft Office Outlook 2002, 2003, and 2007 as described in security bulletin MS10-064.   For complete details, see “Microsoft Security Updates for September 2010” for home users…


August 2010 Update Release

On Tuesday, August 10th, 2010, Microsoft Office released 2 security bulletins. The security updates apply to: Microsoft Office Word 2002, 2003, 2007, Word Viewer, and Word Compatibility Pack as described in MS10-056. Microsoft Office Excel 2002 and 2003 as described in security bulletin MS10-057. For complete details, see “Microsoft Security Updates for August 2010” for home users and “Microsoft…


July 2010 Update Release

Its 2nd Tuesday and you know what that means.  Yes, that’s correct its release day.  Today, July 13th Microsoft Office is addressing 3 security vulnerabilities with 2 security bulletins.  The security updates apply to: Microsoft Office Access 2003 and 2007 described in security bulletin MS10-044. Microsoft Office Outlook 2002, 2003, and 2007 described in security…


June 2010 Update Release

On Tuesday, June 8th, 2010, Microsoft released 10 security bulletins.  In Office we are addressing 23 security vulnerabilities with 3 security bulletins.  The security updates apply to: Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 described in the security bulletin MS10-039. Microsoft Office Excel 2002, 2003, 2007, 2007 Viewer, and Excel Compatibility…


May 2010 Update Release

On Tuesday, May 11th, 2010, Microsoft released 2 security bulletins.  In Office we are addressing 1 security vulnerability with MS10-031.  The security updates apply to:   Microsoft Office 2002, 2003, and 2007 as described in security bulletin MS10-031.   For complete details, see “Microsoft Security Updates for May 2010” for home users and “Microsoft Security…