Microsoft Office Update

Discussion in 'New Mac Application Announcements' started by arn, Oct 17, 2002.

  1. e-coli macrumors 68000


    Jul 27, 2002
    is this the Quartz-enabled update we've all been waiting for?
  2. ShaolinMiddleFinger macrumors 6502a


    Oct 12, 2001
    another security update

    Microsoft Office v. X 10.1.1 Update

    This update addresses a security vulnerability that can enable an attacker who had a valid security certificate to issue an invalid subordinate certificate that would appear to be valid. This update also addresses a vulnerability in Word's field codes that could allow an attacker to maliciously use field codes and external updates to steal information from your computer without your knowledge. For more information about these vulnerabilities, see Microsoft Security Bulletins MS02-050 and MS02-059.

    This update also addresses several stability issues that may be caused by running Office_v._X using Mac_OS_10.2.

    Note__ Before you can install Microsoft Office v. X 10.1.1 Update, Microsoft Office_v._X, Service Release_1, must be installed on your computer.

    Applies to: The English or Japanese version of Office v. X, Word X, Excel X, PowerPoint® X, Entourage™ X. Microsoft is currently developing a version of the Microsoft Office_v._X_10.1.1 Update that applies to the French, German, Spanish or Swedish versions of these programs.

    Released: 10/16/2002
  3. chmorley macrumors 6502a


    Jan 2, 2002
    Denver, CO
    That was SR 1 (released 6/3/02). You can find it at the M$ Office for Mac site.

  4. finchna macrumors regular

    May 30, 2002
    Re: another security update

    This is good news--but MS text above is a bit different from my experience. officeX was running fine under 10.2.1 until I applied SR1--then apps start to crash. I kinda think that this should address problems brought about by the SR--but perhaps it's just the combination of 10.2.x +SR1. I just hope that it doesn't bring other stability or functionality issues.

  5. chicagdan macrumors 6502a

    Jan 3, 2002
    Chicago, IL
    I've had the exact same experience -- Office v.X was working great on my computer until SR1. Now it crashes frequently and I've had some difficulty exporting Word files to Windows machines (although that problem may be the fault of Mail in Jaguar.) They desperately need an SR2 to fix the damage of SR1.
  6. MacCoaster macrumors 6502a


    Jul 15, 2002
    Washington, DC / Rochester, NY / Lexington, NC
    Re: Re: another security update

    The thing is, Office v. X SR1 came out a while before Jaguar.
  7. PrettyMan macrumors member

    Jul 19, 2002
    Oyeregui, Spain
    I´m using Jagg (Spanish) and SR1 (Spanish) and no problem.

    And I cannot install MS update because there is no Spanish version.

    And Apple Mail APP is far from be perfect.

  8. PrettyMan macrumors member

    Jul 19, 2002
    Oyeregui, Spain
    Sorry. Now the update is available in Spanish.

    And Apple Mail APP is no so good !!!

    Ciao.:) :)

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