Office XP Update: March 23, 2004
From: insecure (insecure_at_AMERITECH.NET)
Date: Fri, 16 Apr 2004 16:10:33 -0500 To: NTBUGTRAQ@LISTSERV.NTBUGTRAQ.COM
I guess Microsoft is getting in to the habit of releasing security
updates without a security bulletin. That should help them in their
public relations, oops I mean security, campaign.
This update won't show up on Windows Update. If you do a scan on Office
Update you'll be offered the patch. How many people do that on a regular
Release Date: March 23, 2004
Microsoft has released an update to Microsoft Office XP. This update
contains important security and stability enhancements in the Microsoft
Script Editor and may require that you restart your computer
List of issues fixed by the update
The Office XP Update: KB833858 fixes the following issues that were
previously not documented in the Microsoft Knowledge Base.
Default debugging permissions have been enhanced
Changes have been made to the Microsoft Visual Studio .NET debugger that
is included in Microsoft Office XP to make debugging permissions more
restrictive. As a security enhancement, users who are not part of the
Administrators group or the Debugger Users group will no longer be able
to debug scripts with the Microsoft Script Editor.
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