Critical Microsoft Office security updates
May 18, 2009
Microsoft released patches for critical Office security vulnerabilities on May 12, 2009
* All Windows PCs must be patched. *
To patch your PC:
Click on the update icon on the taskbar (it is a globe or yellow shield with an exclamation point, depending on which version of Windows you're running).
If you do not have such an icon, run Windows Update by going to the site:
All Office 2000 users should also go to the site:
After patching, you must reboot your PC in order for the patches to take effect.
Microsoft also announced vulnerabilities for Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac, Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac, Open XML File Format Converter for Mac, Microsoft Works 8.5 and Microsoft Works 9.0. However, no patches are available for these vulnerabilities at this time. It is recommended that people using these products do not open Office documents from untrusted sources.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call the SCS Help Desk (x8-4231) if you have questions or problems with applying these patches.
Thank you for your attention,
SCS Help Desk