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Description of the Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection Client for Mac 2.0.1

Microsoft has released security bulletin MS09-044. This security bulletin contains all the relevant information about the security updates for Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection Client for Mac. To view the complete security bulletin, visit the following Microsoft Web site:

Update details

Remote Desktop Connection Client for Mac 2.0.1 lets you connect from your Macintosh computer to a Windows-based computer or to multiple Windows-based computers at the same time. After you have connected, you can work with applications and files on the Windows-based computer.

Improvements that are included in the update

This update improves security. It includes fixes for vulnerabilities that an attacker can use to overwrite the contents of your computer's memory with malicious code.

How to obtain this release

The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

DownloadDownload the Remote Desktop Connection Client for Mac 2.0.1 package now.

Release Date: August 11, 2009

For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 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.

File list

For a complete list of the files, double-click the installer, and then on the File menu, click Show Files.
update security_patch security_update security bug flaw vulnerability malicious attacker exploit registry unauthenticated buffer overrun overflow specially-formed scope specially-crafted denial of service DoS TSE

Article ID: 974283 - Last Review: 08/11/2009 20:37:17 - Revision: 2.1

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