Tag Archives: Excel

Microsoft Security Update Releases (Feb. 17, 2021)

[German]Small addendum from this week: Microsoft has published a summary of changed security descriptions for Excel RCE vulnerabilities and also points to revised servicing stack updates. Here is a brief overview of the info I received via email on 2/18/2021. … Continue reading

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Windows 10: Excel window lags during dragging

[German]Today still a strange issue, which a blog reader reported by mail. Microsoft Excel 2016 lags under Windows 10 Version 1709/1809, when a window with an open table is dragged on the desktop. Advertising

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Office 365 C2R: Excel ODBC driver missing

[German]Here’s a little tip for Office 365 administrators: Click-2-Run does not install any ODBC drivers for Microsoft Excel. Blog reader Karl Ebbing-Westerhaus (@tweet_alqama) has found a solution to the problem. Advertising

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Excel and the Power Query vulnerability

[German]Security researchers pointed out a few days ago a potential vulnerability in Microsoft Excel Power Query add-in that could allow a new attack vector. Office security mechanisms can be bypassed and the user does not need to actively intervene to … Continue reading

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Hotfix for Excel 2013/2016 Chart dll crash bug

[German]Users of Excel 2013 and Excel 2016 have been suffering since April 2018 patchday from a bug that crashed the program when accessing charts . But there are hotfixes to fix the problem. Advertising

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Nice? Microsoft fixes an old Excel select issue

[German]Good news for Microsoft Excel users. Microsoft’s developers are in the process of fixing an annoying error in the area of Excel’s selecting cells in a spreadsheet. Advertising

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December Update blocks ActiveX/Macro execution in Excel 2013

Microsoft has released some Security Updates on December Patch day (2014/12/09), also some critical patches (see Security Bulletin MS14-082) for Microsoft Office. It seems that security update KB2553154 for Microsoft Office 2010 causes serious issues. Some users are reporting, that … Continue reading

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