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Microsoft Security Bulletins for January 2007

As part of Microsoft's routine, monthly security update cycle, they've released the following updates affecting Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office:

Critical

MS07-002 - Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Excel Could Allow Remote Code Execution (92719Cool
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS07-002.mspx
MS07-003 - Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Outlook Could Allow Remote Code Execution (92593Cool
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS07-003.mspx
MS07-004 - Vulnerability in Vector Markup Language Could Allow Remote Code Execution (929969)
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS07-004.mspx

Important

MS07-001 - Vulnerability in Microsoft Office 2003 Brazilian Portuguese Grammar Checker Could Allow Remote Code Execution (921585)
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS07-001.mspx

The Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for January, 2007 is at http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms07-jan.mspx

If you have any questions regarding the patch or its implementation after reading the above listed bulletin you should contact Product Support Services in the United States at 1-866-PCSafety. International customers should contact their local subsidiary.

As always, download the updates only from the vendors website - visit Windows Update and Office Update or Microsoft Update websites. You may also get the updates thru Automatic Updates functionality in Windows system.

Webcast:
Microsoft will host a webcast tomorrow. The webcast focuses on addressing your questions and concerns about the security bulletins. Therefore, most of the live webcast is aimed at giving you the opportunity to ask questions and get answers from their security experts:

Start Date: Wednesday, January 10, 2007 11:00 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada)
Duration: 60 minutes

Security Tool:
Find out if you are missing important Microsoft product updates by using MBSA.

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Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool (KB890830)

In reply to: Microsoft Security Bulletins for January 2007

Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool (KB890830)

Description:
The Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool helps remove specific, prevalent malicious software from computers that are running Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, or Windows 2000

Malware added January 2007:
Win32/Haxdoor (Severity rating ? Moderate)
WinNT/Haxdoor (Severity rating ? Moderate)
Download:
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Microsoft's Jan. Security Bulletin Summary Revised

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The January Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary has been revised:
V1.1 (January 10, 2007): Bulletin revised to mirror severity ratings in the Security Bulletin for MS07-002, MS07-003 and MS07-004.

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS07-jan.mspx

Note: Users who installed the security updates need NOT to install it again.

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