Tuesday, May 12, 2009

May 2009 Microsoft Security Bulletin Release

Microsoft is releasing the following new security bulletin for newly discovered vulnerabilities:

Bulletin ID: MS09-017 -- Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office PowerPoint Could Allow Remote Code Execution (KP 967340)
This Bulletin is rated Critical with the vulnerability impact identified as Remote Code Execution. The update may require restart.
Affected Software:
Office 2000, Office XP, Office 2003, 2007 Office System, Office 2004 for Mac, Office 2008 for Mac, Open XML File Format Converter for Mac, PowerPoint Viewer, Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 File Formats, Microsoft Works 8.5, Works 9.0.
MS09-017 replaces MS08-051 and addresses the vulnerability disclosed on in the April 2, 2009 Microsoft Security Advisory (969136).

Summaries for the new bulletin may be found at http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS09-May.mspx.

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