Category Archives: Office

Office 2021 arrives Oct. 5, 2021, Office LTSC just released

[German]Microsoft has announced a new Office 2021 (as well as an LTSC version) for the 2nd half of 2021. The LTSC version of Microsoft Office is available now. The Office 2021 version, on the other hand, is scheduled for release … Continue reading

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Patch day recap Sept. 2021: Update on MSHTML vulnerability CVE-2021-40444

[German]The vulnerability CVE-2021-40444 in the Windows MSHTML library has been known public since September 7, 2021. Actors attempt to attack Windows machines via this vulnerability using manipulated Office files. As of September 14, 2021, Microsoft has addressed the vulnerability in … Continue reading

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Patchday Microsoft Office Updates (September 14, 2021)

[German]On September 14, 2021 (second Tuesday of the month, Microsoft Patchday), Microsoft has released several security-related updates for still supported Microsoft Office versions and other products. Here is an overview of the available updates. Advertising

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Microsoft Security Update Summary (September 14, 2021)

[German]On September 14, Microsoft released security updates for Windows clients and servers, for Office, etc. – as well as for other products – were released. These include fixes for PrintNightmare as well as for the MSHTML vulnerability. Below is a … Continue reading

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MSHTML vulnerability CVE-2021-40444 more critical than known

[German]A few days ago, Microsoft disclosed a security advisory for the CVE-2021-40444 vulnerability in the MSHTML component included in Windows. It said there was an attempt to exploit the vulnerability in the wild via crafted Office documents. But Office users … Continue reading

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Attack via Office Documents on Microsoft MSHTML (ActiveX) RCE Vulnerability (CVE-2021-40444)

[German]Microsoft has issued a warning about the remote code execution vulnerability CVE-2021-40444 as of September 7, 2021. In campaigns, this vulnerability, which targets the MSHTML component of Internet Explorer, is exploited via compromised Office documents. Microsoft provides guidance on mitigating … Continue reading

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Microsoft Office Patchday (September 7, 2021)

[German]On September 7, 2021 (first Tuesday of the month, Office Patchday), Microsoft releases non-security updates for still-supported versions of Microsoft Office. This month, however, there is only one update for Microsoft Office 2016. . Here’s a brief overview. Advertising

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Office-Apps throw login error 0xC0070057

[German]Since July 2021, users of Microsoft Office Apps (Office 365) sometimes face the problem that the login fails with the error 0xC0070057. The application in question, such as Microsoft Teams, is then no longer usable. I have been alerted to … Continue reading

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Microsoft license comparisons

Are you still looking through Microsoft’s licensing for Office 365 and Microsoft 365 and know which licenses you bought? Someone enlisted Glenton Davis, Sr. Product Marketing Manager at Microsoft, to compare the licensing offered to Microsoft in these areas. Advertising

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Microsoft 365: Changes in the privacy setting as of 2021/09/01

[German]Microsoft has just announced changes to the privacy settings defaults for Microsoft 365. User data for Microsoft 365 analytics is now pseudonymized by default in Microsoft 365. This change is intended to help companies comply with their local privacy laws. … Continue reading

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