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Patch Tuesday Not Exactly Excel-lent

Yesterday was a light Patch Tuesday with only three fixes, but Excel users may have preferred four. It seems that a publicly disclosed Excel RCE hole is still wide open.

This is particularly troubling, argued BeyondTrust CEO John Moyer, because Excel is in high use due to the tax season. So far, the attacks are limited. Let's hope they stay that way.

Posted by Doug Barney on 03/11/2009 at 1:16 PM


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