Posted by: bhalley | 03/11/2010

MS Office Vulnerability

MS10-017 addresses 7 vulnerabilities in Office for both Windows and Mac. The workarounds offered, while helpful, do not address all of the vulnerabilities and are not comprehensive for all vectors. Users cannot be relied upon to make the right decision when opening downloaded files. An educational program helps in this area. A virus scan might catch the malicious file if the policy is in force. But we recommend applying the patch for defense-in-depth.

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