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Month Archives: January 2007

Issue regarding Windows Vista Speech Recognition

Wednesday, January 31, 2007

Hey everyone this is Adrian and I am writing to try and clear up some concerns regarding a recently reported vulnerability in the Speech Recognition feature of Windows Vista. An issue has been identified publicly where an attacker could use the speech recognition capability of Windows Vista to cause the system to take undesired actions.

Microsoft Security Advisory 932114 Posted

Friday, January 26, 2007

Hey everyone this is Alexandra Huft, I wanted to let people know that we just posted Microsoft Security Advisory (932114). This involves an issue that only affects Microsoft Word 2000. We’ve activated our Software Security Incident Response Process (SSIRP) and have some information we can share from the investigation so far.

Re-release of MS07-002 for Excel 2000

Thursday, January 18, 2007

Hello, this is Christopher Budd. Very quickly, I wanted to let you know that we’ve just re-released MS07-002 for Excel 2000 only. The original version released on January 9, 2007 did fully protect against the security issues discussed in the bulletin. However, after release we discovered that the security update did not correctly process the phonetic information that is embedded in files that are created by using Excel in the Korean, Chinese, or Japanese executable mode.

SUS 1.0 Information around Tuesday's Release

Wednesday, January 10, 2007

Hello, This is Christopher Budd. We’ve gotten some questions from SUS 1.0 customers about yesterday’s release that I wanted to take a moment and address. Due to The last minute changes in the release that we updated you on last Friday, there is a delay in the updates for SUS 1.

January 2007 Monthly Security Bulletin Release

Tuesday, January 09, 2007

Hello, this is Christopher Budd I wanted to let you know that as part of our standard monthly bulletin release process we’ve released our security bulletins for January 2007. · Microsoft Office (MS07-001) · maximum severity rating of Important** · vulnerabilities could allow an attacker to run code in the context of the logged on user.

January 2007 Advance Notification

Thursday, January 04, 2007

Hello, Happy New Year everyone. This is Christopher Budd and it’s the Thursday before the Second Tuesday of January 2007. As we do each month at this time, we’ve posted our Advance Notification for the upcoming security bulletin release. Next Tuesday, on January 9, 2007 at approximately 10:00 am PT we are slated to release: