Microsoft rolls out ‘Office for iPhone’ including a mobile-optimized Word, Excel and PowerPoint for iOS users with Office 365 Home and ProPlus subscription–enabling access, view, and edit Office docs, similar to preinstalled on Windows Phone 8.
Microsoft June 2013 security update addressed 23 vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Office and Internet Explorer. Rolls out Surface RT and Surface Pro fixes–and Windows Server 2012 Essentials Update Rollup 2.
Fix it addresses remote code execution vulnerability in Internet Explorer 8. Windows 8 “training camp” video ads debuts. Windows Embedded go Blue. Bing It On hits Katie Couric show and Hollywood Boulevard.
Microsoft updates Surface RT & Pro–fixes 14 exploits in Windows, Internet Explorer, Antimalware client, Office, and Server Software. KB2839011 address infinite reboot issue. Addresses Flash Player in Windows 8 IE10. UR 5 for OpsMgr 2012.
Microsoft pushes a big round of updates for Mar Patch Tuesday–including fixes for IE, Surface RT/Pro, Windows: SLBSL, USB drive executing malicious code and more. Windows Store App Security Updates Policy.
Microsoft releases an out-of-band security update to address the remote code execution vulnerability that affecting Internet Explorer browser version 6, 7, and 8. The issue as described in Security Advisory 2794220 allows remote code execution if users browse to a malicious website with an affected browser. This would typically occur by an attacker convincing someone to click a link in an email or instant message.
Microsoft updates KB 931125 package that was intended only for client operating systems to fix the fix for Root Certificate issue on Windows Server–now available through WSUS and Windows Update. And, to help with servers that already installed the update, Microsoft is also providing a Fixit solution in KB 2801679. This package intends to update the store of trusted root certificates, and adds a large number of certificates to the store.
Microsoft has sold 60 million licenses of Windows 8 as well as the number of Windows Store apps has quadrupled now “passed the 100 million app download mark.” Fixes Surface RT Sound and other critical flaws in Windows and other products.
Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC) posted details about the first security updates of 2013-on Tuesday, January 8 at approximately 10 AM Pacific Time Microsoft will release 7 bulletins–“two critical and five Important, which address 12 vulnerabilities in Windows, Office, SharePoint Server, and its Expression Web design tool,” the company informed.