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Following problems with identity database corruption after installing the latest update, Microsoft has pulled the update from its automatic update service.
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The Macintosh News Network is reporting that Microsoft has announced the latest update to Office 2008, Service Pack 2. The update will reportedly be available at 10 a.m. Pacific time via Microsoft's Web site and the AutoUpdate program included with Office
The latest update closes a hole that could allow arbitrary execution of code on an affected system.