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Alert (SA07-009A)

Microsoft Updates for Multiple Vulnerabilities

Original release date: January 09, 2007

Systems Affected

  • Microsoft Windows
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft Excel for Windows and Mac OS X

Overview

Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer, Outlook, and Excel could allow an attacker to gain control of your computer.

Solution

Apply Update

Microsoft has provided updates to remedy these vulnerabilities. To obtain these updates, visit the Microsoft Update web site. We also recommend enabling Automatic Updates.

Users of Office for Mac OS X should obtain updates from the Mactopia website.

Description

Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer, Outlook, and Excel may allow an attacker to access your computer, install and run malicious software on your computer, or cause it to crash. An attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities by using specially crafted network traffic, or by convincing you to view a specially crafted Office document.

For more technical information, see US-CERT Technical Alert TA07-009A.


References


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Revision History

  • January 9, 2007: Initial release

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