February, 2007

  • Microsoft Security Advisory 933052 Published

    Hey everyone this is Alexandra Huft, Very briefly, I wanted to let you know that we’ve posted a new advisory on a new Word issue. We’ve posted Microsoft Security Advisory (933052) that details a vulnerability that affects Word 2000 and Word 2002. We’ve activated our Software Security Incident Response Process (SSIRP) and we are aware of We are aware of very limited, targeted attacks attempting to exploit this. As part of our SSIRP process, we have been and will continue to work with partners...
  • February 2007 Bulletin Release

    Hi Everyone! This is Tami Gallupe. I’m one of the new release managers here with the MSRC. I and my colleague Simon are taking over the release mantle from Craig Gehre here, so you’ll be hearing from us now with information about our releases. For my first post , I wanted to go ahead and let you know about February’s bulletin release. Today we released 12 bulletins: six have a maximum severity rating of Critical, while six have a maximum severity rating of Important. The bulletins...
  • February 2007 Advance Notification

    Hello, This is Christopher Budd and it’s the Thursday before the Second Tuesday for February 2007. As we do each month at this time, we’ve posted our Advance Notification for the upcoming security bulletin release. I did want to note that this month, the Thursday before the Second Tuesday is actually the second Thursday of the month. That will be the case for March as well. We sometimes get people who associate the Advance Notification with the first Thursday of the month, so I wanted...
  • Microsoft Security Advisory 932553 Posted

    Hey everyone this is Alexandra Huft, I wanted to let people know about a new issue that we’ve activated our Software Security Incident Response Process (SSIRP) for: we have some information we can share from the investigation so far and I wanted to share it with you. We just posted Microsoft Security Advisory (932553) . This involves an issue that is currently being exploited using Excel documents. However, the issue can affect all Office documents. This is an issue that could allow an attacker...