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Microsoft Office Updates (November 14, 2023)

[German]On November 14, 2023 (second Tuesday of the month, Microsoft Patchday), Microsoft released several security-related updates for still supported Microsoft Office versions and other products. Below you will find an overview of the available updates. Advertising

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Microsoft Security Update Summary (November 14, 2023)

[German]On November 14, 2023, Microsoft released security updates for Windows clients and servers, for Office – and for other products. The security updates eliminate 57 vulnerabilities (CVEs), three of which are 0-day vulnerabilities that are already being exploited. Below is … Continue reading

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How to find weak passwords in Active Directory and eliminate them with PowerShell

[Sponsored Post]Weak or compromised passwords are a known gateway for attackers. If you are able to identify which users in Active Directory (AD) are threatened by this, then PowerShell can help to remedy it. However, PowerShell scripts cannot eliminate basic AD deficits, other tools are needed for this. More ...

Microsoft Office Updates (November 7, 2023)

[German]Small addendum, on November 7, 2023 (first Tuesday of the month) Microsoft released non-security updates for still supported versions of Microsoft Office. Here is a brief overview of the updates. Advertising

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0patch Micropatches for Microsoft Office security feature bypass (CVE-2023-33150)

[German]ACROS Security released a micropatch on Oct. 24, 2203, to address a Microsoft Office Security Feature Bypass (CVE-2023-33150) vulnerability in Office versions 2010 and 2013, which are no longer in support. Advertising

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Microsoft Security Update Summary (Oktober 10, 2023)

[German]On October 10, 2023, Microsoft released security updates for Windows clients and servers, for Office – as well as for other products. The security updates eliminate 103 vulnerabilities, two are 0-day vulnerabilities. Below is a compact overview of these updates … Continue reading

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Office Patchday Issues After September 2023 Update

[German]As of September 12, Microsoft has released various security updates for Office 2013, 2016 and the click-to-run variants (2016-2021 as well as Office 365). There has been some feedback from users on the blog regarding problems. I'll summarize the problems … Continue reading

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Office 2016 Update KB5002457 causes appwiz.cp-/mso.dll errors

[German]Microsoft has also released updates for Office 2016 on patchday, September 12, 2023, that are supposed to eliminate vulnerabilities. I got now reports, the Office 2016 update KB5002457 is causing issues and Office can no longer be used. The only … Continue reading

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Patchday: Microsoft Office Updates (September 12, 2023)

[German]On September 12, 2023 (second Tuesday of the month, Microsoft Patchday), Microsoft released several security-related updates for still-supported Microsoft Office versions and other products. With the April 2023 patchday, support for Office 2013 ended – but vulnerabilities were still closed … Continue reading

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Microsoft Security Update Summary (September 12, 2023)

[German]On September 12, 2023, Microsoft released security updates for Windows clients and servers, for Office – as well as for other products. The security updates fix 61 CVE vulnerabilities, two are 0-day vulnerabilities. Below is a compact overview of these … Continue reading

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MalDoc: Malicious Word files in PDF documents bypass malware detection

[German]Another small addendum from this week: The Japanese CERT warns of a new technique used by cyber attackers who take malicious Word files and embed them in PDF documents. This "packaging" is intended to bypass the detection of the malicious … Continue reading

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