No patch yet for 'critical' Office flaw

by admin December 9, 2006 at 7:02 am

As part of its monthly patch cycle, Microsoft plans to release on Tuesday six security bulletins, at least two of them deemed “critical”.

Five of the security bulletins will include fixes for vulnerabilities in Windows, Microsoft said in a notice on its website on Thursday. The sixth bulletin will offer an update for Visual Studio, it said.

Microsoft has not scheduled a patch for Office. Earlier this week, it warned that a yet-to-be-patched security hole in multiple versions of Word ?¢‚Ǩ‚Äù part of the Office suite ?¢‚Ǩ‚Äù is being exploited in cyberattacks. The software maker is working on a security update, but apparently needs more time.

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