Critical Microsoft security bulletin revised to add Office for Mac

Microsoft revises one of its critical security bulletins from Patch Tuesday, now including a fix for Microsoft Office 2004 for the Mac.

One more time around the block, James.

Microsoft late Thursday revised one of its critical security bulletins from Patch Tuesday , adding another item to its list of affected software.

Security bulletin MS07-036 now includes a warning that Microsoft Office 2004 for the Mac is also affected.

The update is designed to address a security flaw, which could allow attackers to overwrite the computer's memory with malicious code.

Microsoft notes that people running Office 2004 for the Mac on the Mac OS X 10.2 are at risk. It advises people to first install the Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.3.5 update, before downloading the latest fix.

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