Microsoft Security Bulletin(s) for March 11 2008

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    Microsoft Security Bulletin(s) for March 11 2008

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    Today Microsoft released the following Security Bulletin(s).


    Note: www.microsoft.com/technet/security and www.microsoft.com/security are authoritative in all matters concerning Microsoft Security Bulletins! ANY e-mail, web board or newsgroup posting (including this one) should be verified by visiting these sites for official information. Microsoft never sends security or other updates as attachments. These updates must be downloaded from the microsoft.com download center or Windows Update. See the individual bulletins for details.

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    Bulletin Summary:
    http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms08-mar.mspx

    Critical (4)

    Microsoft Security Bulletin MS08-014
    Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Excel Could Allow Remote Code Execution (949029)
    http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS08-014.mspx

    Microsoft Security Bulletin MS08-015
    Vulnerability in Microsoft Outlook Could Allow Remote Code Execution (949031)
    http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS08-015.mspx

    Microsoft Security Bulletin MS08-016
    Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution (949030)
    http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS08-016.mspx

    Microsoft Security Bulletin MS08-017
    Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Web Components Could Allow Remote Code Execution (933103)
    http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS08-017.mspx


    Please note that Microsoft may release bulletins out side of this schedule if we determine the need to do so.

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    TechNet Webcast: Information About Microsoft March Security Bulletins (Level 200)
    Event ID: 1032357217


    Language(s): English.
    Product(s): Security.
    Audience(s): IT Professionals.

    Duration: 60 Minutes
    Start Date: Wednesday, March 12, 2008 11:00 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada)



    Event Overview


    On March 11, 2008, Microsoft releases its monthly security bulletins. Join us for a brief overview of the technical details of the March security bulletins. The intent of this webcast is to address your concerns. Therefore, most of the webcast is devoted to attendees asking questions about the bulletins and getting answers from our security experts.

    Presenters: Bill Sisk, Security Response Communications Manager, Microsoft Corporation, and Adrian Stone, Lead Security Program Manager, Microsoft Corporation

    Register now for the March security bulletin webcast.
     
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    Microsoft Security Bulletin MS08-014 - Critical

    Microsoft Security Bulletin MS08-014 - Critical
    Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Excel Could Allow Remote Code Execution (949029)
    Published: March 11, 2008 | Updated: March 13, 2008

    - Reason for Revision: FAQ added about known issues relating to
    users of Excel 2003 Service Pack 2 or Service Pack 3


    Revisions• V1.0 (March 11, 2008 Bulletin published.

    • V1.1 (March 12, 2008 Bulletin updated. FAQ added to clarify the reason why a non-vulnerable version of Office will be offered this update.

    • V2.0 (March 13, 2008 Bulletin updated. FAQ added about known issues relating to users of Excel 2003 Service Pack 2 or Service Pack 3.

    http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms08-014.mspx
     
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    Microsoft Security Bulletin Re-Releases
    Issued: March 19, 2008
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    Summary

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    The following bulletins have undergone a major revision increment.
    Please see the appropriate bulletin for more details.

    * MS08-014 - Critical

    Bulletin Information:
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    * MS08-014 - Critical

    - http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms08-014.mspx

    - Reason for Revision: V3.0 March 19, 2008 Bulletin updated.
    Added Excel Viewer 2003 Service Pack 3 and Compatibility Pack
    Service Pack 1 to non-affected software. Added FAQ added
    about re-release to fix known issues relating to Excel 2003
    Service Pack 2 or Service Pack 3. Updated the file name of
    the Excel 2003 update executable.
    - Originally posted: March 11, 2008
    - Updated: March 19, 2008
    - Bulletin Severity Rating: Critical
    - Version: 3.0


    Revisions
    • V1.0 March 11, 2008 Bulletin published.

    • V1.1 March 12, 2008 Bulletin updated. FAQ added to clarify the reason why a non-vulnerable version of Office will be offered this update.

    • V2.0 March 13, 2008 Bulletin updated. FAQ added about known issues relating to users of Excel 2003 Service Pack 2 or Service Pack 3.

    • V3.0 March 19, 2008 Bulletin updated. Added Excel Viewer 2003 Service Pack 3 and Compatibility Pack Service Pack 1 to non-affected software. Added FAQ about re-release to fix known issues relating to Excel 2003 Service Pack 2 or Service Pack 3. Updated the file name of the Excel 2003 update executable.
     
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    March 2008 MS08-014 Re-release

     
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