On Tuesday, November 10th, 2009, Microsoft released security updates for Microsoft Office products to address 11 security vulnerabilities in two security bulletins. The security updates apply to the following Office products:

·         Microsoft Office Excel 2002, Excel 2003, Excel 2007, Excel Viewer 2003, Excel Viewer, and the 2007 Microsoft Office System, as described in security bulletin MS09-067, Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Excel Could Allow Remote Code Execution (972652).

·         Microsoft Office Word 2002, Word 2003, and Word Viewer 2003, as described in security bulletin MS09-068, Vulnerability in Microsoft Office Word Could Allow Remote Code Execution (976307).

For complete details, see the following summaries:

·         Microsoft Security Updates for November 2009 for home users.

·         Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for November 2009 for IT professionals.

Microsoft Outlook Junk Email Filter updates

Microsoft also released two updates to the Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 and Outlook 2007 Junk Email Filter. These updates provide a more current definition of which e-mail messages should be considered junk e-mail.