Last Rites: Windows XP and Office 2003 get updates




The 8th April marks the end of a support for Windows XP and Office 2003. Preliminary still stands at the April Patch Tuesday, here then four patches are played, which simultaneously represent the last rites. The update for Office 2003 is also the same for Word 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013, thought of Office for Mac 2011 and other Windows systems.

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Two of the four updates are classified by Microsoft as critical here the other day will become known office gap closed. When the user opens a specially crafted RTF document, then an attacker can execute code remotely and thus gets the same rights on the system, such as the currently logged on user.

Also, Microsoft confirmed this the end of a support of Windows 8.1 without update, on which we reported yesterday . So it says, “Windows 8.1 update is a cumulative update to Windows 8.1, Containing all the updates we have released for Windows 8.1, so if you install this update you do not need any Earlier updates It therefore Becomes the new servicing baseline for Windows. 8.1, so next month’s security updates (on May 13th, the next “patch Tuesday”) will be dependent on Windows 8.1 update. ”

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