Category Archives: Office

Microsoft Outlook security update revisions (July 27, 2017)

Microsoft has undertaken CVE-2017-8571, CVE-2017-8572, and CVE-2017-8663 addressing vulnerabilities within Microsoft Outlook a major revision. The reason is to fix vulnerabilities (and known issues) in affected Office versions.

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Microsoft’s July 2017 patches: issues collection

[German]Microsoft has releases several updates in July 2017 for Windows and Office. Several of these updates are causing serious issues and/or confusion. Here is a collection of issues I found so far.

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Microsoft Office security updates (July 11, 2017)

[Germany]Another short addendum: Microsoft has released on July 11, 2017 a couple of security updates for several Office versions. Here is a list of all updates.

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Access 2016: KB3115501 is causing ‘Reserved error (-7713)’

[German]Some users of Microsoft Access 2016 are facing a nasty error. Access crashes from time to time with a ‘Reserved Error (-7713)’ message. Here are some details about this error and the root cause.

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Microsoft Outlook: Fix for iCloud Sync problem

[German]Users of Microsoft Outlook are facing a problem: Syncing with iCloud fails after installing June 13, 2017 security updates. Here a few details and some fixes.

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Office Patchday (July 5, 2017)

[German]Microsoft has released a couple of non security updates for Microsoft Office 2013 and Office 2016 on July 5, 2017. Here are a few details about that Office July 2017 patchday. 

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Fixing Microsoft Outlook issues after June 2017 Update

[German]It seems that Microsoft is fixing some issues observed in Outlook after installing Office security updates from June 13, 2017. Here is an overview what has been fixed. Addendum: Microsoft has pulled the updates to fix this issue for Outlook … Continue reading

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Fixing Microsoft Outlook Search Bug after June 2017 Update

[German]After installing Microsoft’s Office security updates, released June 13, 2017, expecting issues with Microsoft Outlook search. Now it seems, that this issue has been fixed. Here are the details.

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LibreOffice 5.3.4 released

The LibreOffice team has released at June 26, 2017 LibreOffice version 5.3.4. This is a free Office suite available for Linux, macOS and Windows. Details about the 5.3 branch may be found here within the release notes. Download is available … Continue reading

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Outlook issues after June 2017 security updates

After Microsoft’s June 13, 2017 security updates KB3203467 und KB3191898 users of Outlook 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016 are observing several issues. Outlook can’t open  RTF attachments after installing these security updates. Microsoft has now released a document addressing some … Continue reading

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