April 2011 Office Security Update Release

Update: We are aware some of you are experiencing issues with two of the updates, KB2509470 (Outlook), 2464588 (PowerPoint). KB2464588 issues have been addressed with a new update: http://blogs.technet.com/b/office_sustained_engineering/archive/2011/04/23/issues-after-installing-powerpoint-2003-update-kb2464588.aspx In both cases, we are working on publishing an update to resolve the issues caused by those releases. We expect to release these updates as a…


Office 2010 Service Pack 1 is Almost Here

Update: Read more about 2010 SP1 in this post. Summer is just around the corner, and as promised, we are on track for delivering Office 2010 SP1 and SharePoint 2010 SP1 in mid-summer 2011. During the coming weeks, you will see various teams updating their blogs with specific information about changes to appear in Service…


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…


Service Pack 2 for the 2007 Microsoft Office System due to ship April 28th

Last October, we announced the upcoming release of the 2nd service pack for the 2007 Microsoft Office System and the 2007 Microsoft Office servers. Today, we’re happy to provide both a formal release date, and more details on what you should expect to see in SP2. A fair amount has been said about SP2 already,…


October 2008 Update Release

On Tuesday, October 14th, 2008, Office released 9 security updates across 2 bulletins. The security updates apply to the following products: Microsoft Office Excel 2000, 2002, 2003, 2007, Excel Viewer 2003, Excel Viewer, the Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack and the 2007 Microsoft Office System, and Excel Services in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007, as described in…


Announcing Availability of Infrastructure Updates

As announced on the SharePoint Team blog, this morning we released to web three new important updates that affect SharePoint Server 2007, Windows SharePoint Services 3.0, Project Server 2007, Search Server 2008, Search Server 2008 Express and Project Professional 2007. The Infrastructure Update for Microsoft Office Servers (KB951297) applies to: Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007…