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Alert (SA07-282A)

Microsoft Updates for Multiple Vulnerabilities

Original release date: October 09, 2007 | Last revised: October 01, 2017

Systems Affected

  • Microsoft Windows
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer
  • Microsoft Outlook Express and Windows Mail
  • Microsoft Office
  • Microsoft Office for Mac

Overview

Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Outlook Express and Windows Mail, Office, and Office for Mac could allow an attacker to gain control of your computer.


Solution

Install updates

Microsoft has released updates to remedy vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Outlook Express and Windows Mail, Office, and Office for Mac.

Updates for Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office XP and later are available on the Microsoft Update site. Microsoft Office 2000 updates are available on the Microsoft Office Update site. We also recommend enabling Automatic Updates.

Apple Mac OS X users should obtain updates from the Mactopia web site.

Description

Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer, Office, and Office for Mac may allow an attacker to access your computer, install and run malicious software on your computer, or cause it to crash.

More technical information is available in US-CERT Technical Cyber Security Alert TA07-282A.


References


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Revision History

  • October 9, 2007: Initial release
    November 13, 2007: Corrected link to Microsoft Bulletins and minor formatting error

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