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The September Public Update release for Office is now live and available for download. This release contains 3 security bulletins and 17 non-security updates.
Security updates were released for:
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS11-072
These Excel updates address the vulnerabilities by correcting the way that Microsoft Excel manages objects in memory, indexes an array of memory locations, arses certain records in Excel files, handles a particular type of conditional expression, and conducts bounds checking on array index values. Please see associated KB articles for more information around these updates.
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS11-073
These Office security updates address the vulnerabilities by correcting the way Microsoft Office loads external libraries and initializes objects. Please see associated KB articles for more information around these updates.
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS11-074
These security updates address the vulnerabilities by modifying the way that Microsoft SharePoint validates and sanitizes user input, parses malicious XML and XSL files, and handles script contained inside of specific request parameters. Please see associated KB articles for more information around these updates.
Non-Security updates were released:
To enhance the controls/engine associated with Office Click-to-Run:
To decrease installation failures for updates installed on Office 2010:
To enhance Office SharePoint Online:
To enhance the user experience when mapping an address to a contact in Outlook:
To update the Office File Validation catalogue and to address performance issues when using workbooks stored on network locations:
To facilitate changes to the time-zone data to accommodate daylight savings time:
To enhance the experience of Office 365 users in conjunction with the Outlook Social Connector:
Outlook Junk Email Filters for supported Office versions were also updated:
The August 2011 Cumulative Update for SharePoint Foundation (2010, 2007) contains the following Daylight Saving Time (DST) changes:
Russian Time Zones:
Russian Standard Time
(UTC +3:00) Moscow, St Petersburg, Volgograd
(UTC +4:00) Moscow, St Petersburg, Volgograd
Ekaterinburg Standard Time
(UTC +5:00) Ekaterinburg
(UTC +6:00) Ekaterinburg
N. Central Asia Standard Time
(UTC +6:00) Novosibirsk
(UTC +7:00) Novosibirsk
North Asia Standard Time
(UTC +7:00) Krasnoyarsk
(UTC +8:00) Krasnoyarsk
North Asia East Standard Time
(UTC +8:00) Irkutsk
(UTC +9:00) Irkutsk
Yakutsk Standard Time
(UTC +9:00) Yakutsk
(UTC +10:00) Yakutsk
Vladivostok Standard Time
(UTC +10:00) Vladivostok
(UTC +11:00) Vladivostok
Magadan Standard Time
(UTC +11:00) Magadan
(UTC +12:00) Magadan
It also contains 2011-adjusted DST start and end dates for the following time zones:
In addition to these changes, the August 2011 CU update rolls up the DST changes that were previously released in the June 2011 CU:
KB2553931 - includes 2011 DST changes for Egypt (DST cancellation), Namibia, Magadan & Israel.
If you'd like to keep track of regular updates in this area, you can get updates and information at the Daylight Saving Time Help andSupport Center.