Posted by: macintoshsisters | January 24, 2008

Microsoft offers quick fix for Mac Office 2008 bug

Microsoft offers quick fix for Mac Office 2008 bug
The work-around uses Terminal to fix Office file-access permissions
By Gregg Keize

Microsoft Corp.’s Macintosh group has come up with a work-around to fix bungled installations of the new Office for Mac 2008.

The move followed reports earlier this week that Microsoft’s newest suite incorrectly assigned full read and write access to a nonadministrative user if the Mac is set up with multiple accounts, as are most machines used in business. That could be a security problem for some shops, since IT administrators regularly lock down client systems to stymie attacks and prevent accidental changes by sloppy users.

FULL article at The Star Online

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