Welcome back, my friends, to the show that never ends -- Patch Tuesday. Microsoft's once-a-month day to caulk and fill security holes and repair product bugs has a special treat for all of us this time around: a patch for Microsoft Office 2004. The vulnerability in question also affects Windows 2000, 2003 and XP along with Visual Basic 6.0, and could theoretically allow the crafter of a malicious web page to get full access to a targeted computer. See the technical details on the "vulnerability in OLE automation" here. Note that this exploit has not been seen in the wild; it was 'responsibly reported.'

The 11.3.7 update to Office is downloadable now and weighs in at 8.7 MB, with no features mentioned except for the security fix. Happy patching!

Thanks, Scott.

This article was originally published on Tuaw.
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