Category Archives: Office
[German]There is a micro patch for the 0-day vulnerability CVE-2018-16858 in OpenOffice. And for the vulnerability (patched in LibreOffice by an update) there is a Proof of Concept (PoC).
[German]As of February 12, 2019 (second Tuesday of the month, Patchday at Microsoft), Microsoft has released several security updates for supported Microsoft Office versions and products such as Sharepoint.
[German]If the reports are true, Microsoft is planning to update Office Pro Plus so that it meets the DSGVO requirements. Here is some information about the background of this move.
[German]On the first Tuesday of the month (Office Patchday), Microsoft released some non-security updates for Microsoft Office 2010, Office 2013, and Office 2016 on February 5, 2019.
Libreoffice has a remote code execution vulnerability (CVE-2018-16858) that can be exploited via macro/event execution. A malicious ODT document may be used to trigger the vulnerability CVE-2018-16858.
[German]Today Microsoft reported that the major outage of Office365.com last week was fixed. But now Microsoft 365-/Office365.com users can no longer access safe links in emails. And outages of Azure, Outlook, Skype etc. are also floating in.
[German]Microsoft’s Office365 business customers are facing an outage of Microsoft’s Office365.com service since January 24, 2019. Exchange Online is partially not reachable, so email can’t be send or received. Today (Saturday, January 26, 2019) a status update about that outage.
[German]Thursday, January 24, 2019, about 11,500 Microsoft employees were probably quite annoyed because their mailboxes were flooded with ‘tons of e-mails’. A configuration change to the Microsoft’s Github account was the root cause of this incident.
[German]A short note to users of Microsoft Office 2010. Microsoft has released the update KB4462157 on January 18, 2018 to finally add support for a new area to the Japanese calendar.
Microsoft’s CEO Satya Nadella indicated last week in an interview with journalists that Microsoft 365 will also be available for consumers (i.e. outside corporate environments).