LANDESK Patch News Bulletin: Microsoft has released KB2878315 Which is an update for PowerPoint 2013 20-MAY-2014

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    • (May 20, 2014) Microsoft has released KB2878315 which is an update for PowerPoint 2013. The following issues are fixed in this update:
      1. .Assume that you open a presentation, zoom the view to a large zoom factor (for example 400%) and then scroll away from the center of the slide and select a shape. When you run the Selection.Unselect method, PowerPoint may scroll to the center of the slide.
      2. After you install this update, the Shape.Type method returns msoContentApp for a content app.
      3. When you open many slides that contain images in PowerPoint 2013, PowerPoint may display red X placeholders instead of the images. Additionally, you may experience data loss when you save the presentation.
      4. Assume that you co-author a presentation with other users at the same time. When you both make some changes to the same image, and then you save the presentation, you may find a duplicate image, or the presentation may be corrupted and the save operation fails. Additionally, you may receive an error message that resembles the following: Microsoft Office cannot open this file because some parts are missing or invalid.
      5. Assume that you open a PowerPoint presentation that is synced by OneDrive for Business, or by another cloud storage client. When you save the presentation, one of the following problems may occur:The presentation becomes read-only and the save operation fails.Images are lost.
      6. Insertion and playback of YouTube videos does not work in PowerPoint 2013 RT.


    Please see the following page for more details:



    New Vulnerabilities

    • Vulnerability ID – 2878315


    Changed Vulnerabilities

    • Vulnerability ID – N/A


    New Patch Downloads

    • powerpoint2013-kb2878315-fullfile-x64-glb.exe
    • powerpoint2013-kb2878315-fullfile-x86-glb.exe


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