September 2008 Update Release
On Tuesday, September 9th, 2008, Office released 8 security updates across 2 bulletins. The security updates apply to the following products:
- Microsoft Office XP, 2003, 2007, and Microsoft Office OneNote 2007, as described in security bulletin MS08-055.
- Microsoft Office XP, 2003, 2007, and Visio 2002, as described in security bulletin MS08-052.
For complete details, see “Microsoft Security Updates for September 2008” for home users and “Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for September 2008” for advanced users. Office also released two updates for the Outlook 2003 and 2007 Junk Email Filters.
Note for Office XP users: a single update, Security Update for Microsoft Office XP (KB953405), resolves the vulnerabilities described by both MS08-052 and MS08-055 for Office XP. Users with Office XP installed should install this security update but will only need to install it once. For other versions of Office, two updates are available and both should be installed.