LANDESK Patch News Bulletin: Microsoft has Released KB2883051 Which is an Update for PowerPoint 2013 15-AUG-2014

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    ·       (August 15, 2014) Microsoft has released one non security update KB2883051: Provides information about the PowerPoint 2013 update KB2883051 that was released on August 12, 2014.

     

    Improvements in this Update

     

    This update improves the Record Audio and the Record Slide Show features in PowerPoint 2013. It changes the default audio format from WMA to M4A, which is a format that is supported by PowerPoint Online and also by ARM devices such as Microsoft Windows Phone, Google Android, and Apple iPhone. In addition, this update provides a registry key that can be used to change the default audio format back to WMA:

    Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\15.0\PowerPoint\Options\MediaTargetFormat

    Value: String

    MP4 (default): Use .mp4 for video and use .m4a for audio

    WMV: Use .wmv for video and use .wma for audio Please visit the following page for more details:  http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2883051

     

    New Vulnerabilities

    ·          Vulnerability ID – 2883051

     

    Changed Vulnerabilities

    ·          Vulnerability ID – N/A

     

    New Patch Downloads

    ·         powerpoint2013-kb2883051-fullfile-x86-glb.exe

    ·         powerpoint2013-kb2883051-fullfile-x64-glb.exe

     

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