Microsoft has released an update for Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac. This article describes the following information about the update:
- Improvements in the update
- How to obtain the update
This article discusses the Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.2.5 Update. This update addresses vulnerabilities in Office 2004 for Mac that could enable an attacker to overwrite the contents of your computer's memory with malicious code. The Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.2.5 Update also addresses issues in Microsoft Excel 2004 for Mac and in Microsoft Entourage 2004 for Mac. Additionally, this update includes all the improvements that were released in all previous Office 2004 for Mac updates.
Improvements in the update
This update includes the following improvements:
Improvements for Office 2004 for Mac
- Improved security
This update fixes the vulnerabilities in Office 2004 for Mac that an attacker can use to overwrite the contents of your computer's memory with malicious code.
Improvements for Excel 2004 for Mac
- Improved security
This update fixes vulnerabilities in Excel 2004 for Mac that an attacker can use to overwrite the contents of your computer's memory with malicious code.
Improvements for Entourage 2004 for Mac
- Resolves the "Event and computer time zones do not match" warning message that you receive when you open Calendar events
You no longer receive the following warning message when you open Calendar events in Entourage 2004 for Mac 11.2.3 and Mac OS X 10.4.5 or later versions:
- Improved performance in Exchange 2004 for Mac and in Entourage 2004 for Mac
This update improves Exchange 2004 for Mac performance in organizations with Macintosh client computers that are running Microsoft Entourage. Office 2004 for Mac identities that were created before you installed Office 2004 for Mac Service Pack 2 and subsequently upgraded to Office 2004 for Macversion 11.2.x had synchronization problems if the Microsoft Exchange mailbox was moved after the identity was upgraded.
- Previously released improvements that are included in this update
For more information about previously released improvements that are included in this update, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Description of the Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac Service Pack 1
Description of the Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.1.1 Update
Description of the Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac Service Pack 2
Description of the Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.2.1 Update
Description of the Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.2.3 Update
Description of the Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.2.4 Update
How to obtain the update
The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
Download the 918963 package now.
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Release Date: June 13, 2006
For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
Microsoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.
The Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.2.5 Update is also available from Microsoft AutoUpdate. AutoUpdate is a program that automatically keeps Microsoft software up to date. To use AutoUpdate, start a Microsoft Office program. On the Help
menu, click Check for Updates
For more information and for resources for Office 2004 for Mac, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
The Readme file that is included with the Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.2.5 Update includes the following important release information:
- The minimum system requirements.
- Information about how to determine whether the service pack is installed.
- Information about support options for this update.