Article ID: 873378 - View products that this article applies to.
Microsoft has released a security update for Microsoft Office 2003. The following "Article contents" section describes the information that this article contains about the security update.
Microsoft has released an update to Microsoft Office 2003. A vulnerability could allow arbitrary code to run when the system uses the converter to open a maliciously crafted document. The update resolves this vulnerability so that the files that the converter opens are handled appropriately.
Note This update is included in the Microsoft Office 2003 Service Pack 1 (SP1). If Office 2003 SP1 is installed on your computer, you do not have to install a security update for Microsoft Office 2003: WordPerfect 5.x Converter (KB873378).
For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/870924/ )How to obtain the latest service pack for Office 2003
WordPerfect 5.x Convertor vulnerability
A vulnerability exists in the WordPerfect 5.x Converter that may enable arbitrary code to run when an Office 2003 program uses this converter to open a maliciously crafted document.
You do not have to install this security update if you have a later version of the files that are listed in the table.
File name Version ---------------------------------- Msconv97.dll 2003.1100.6252.0 Wpft532.cnv 2003.1100.6252.0
For additional information about how to determine the version of WordPerfect 5.x convertor that is installed on your computer, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/821549/ )How to check the version of Office 2003
For detailed procedures about how to update an administrative image and how to update client computers, see the "Updating clients from a patched administrative image" section in the "Distributing Office 2003 Product service packs" topic. To view the "Distributing Office 2003 Product service packs" topic, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
Distributing Office 2003 Product UpdatesThe Office Admin Update Center for Office IT Professionals contains the latest administrative updates and strategic deployment resources for all versions of Office. For more information about the Office Admin Update Center, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
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