Microsoft's Mac Business Unit has released Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.3.8 Update.

The security update is described as: "fixing a vulnerability in Word 2004 that an attacker can use to overwrite the contents of your computer's memory with malicious code."

The 9.1MB update applies to Office 2004 Standard Edition, Office 2004 Student and Teacher Edition, Office 2004 Professional Edition, Word 2004.

Users are urged to ensure the Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.3.7 Update is installed on their Mac before applying this latest software patch.