After a potentially damaging vulnerability surfaced in Microsoft's Office suite of programs (specifically, PowerPoint) earlier this month, the Seattle-based software giant has released a security update to close those issues.Our story, published earlier this month, outlined the issues surrounding a possible vulnerability in PowerPoint where a malicious file could surrender user access privileges to potentially malicious outsiders.
From Microsoft's downloads page:
"This update contains improvements to enhance security and performance. In addition, this update includes fixes for vulnerabilities that an attacker can use to overwrite the contents of your computer's memory with malicious code."Resources
Download the newest security update (Office: Mac 2004 - 11.5.4).