Description of the security update for Word 2003: April 12, 2005

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Microsoft has released security bulletin MS05-023. The security bulletin contains all the relevant information about the security update. This includes the file manifest information and the deployment options. To view the security bulletin, visit the following Microsoft Web sites: This security update was first included in Office 2003 Service Pack 2. For more information about the latest service pack for Office 2003, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
870924 How to obtain the latest service pack for Office 2003

Known issues

Known issues that may occur during the installation of the security update

  • Vietnamese, Malaysian, and Indonesian versions of Microsoft Office 2003 cannot be updated by using the client update for this release. These versions of Office 2003 can be updated only by using the full-file update.
  • Text boxes become smaller or move toward the edge of the page after you resize the document window in Reading Layout view in Word 2003. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    899766 Text boxes become smaller or move toward the edge of the page after you resize the document window in Reading Layout view in Word 2003

Issues that the security update fixes

Besides the issues that are described in the security bulletin, the security update for Word 2003 (KB887979) addresses the issues that are described in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base articles:
  • 838899 Description of the Word 2003 post-Service Pack 1 hotfix package: August 20, 2004
  • 883946 Description of the Word 2003 post-Service Pack 1 hotfix package: September 3, 2004
  • 885255 Description of the Word 2003 post-Service Pack 1 hotfix package: September 9, 2004
  • 885929 Description of the Excel 2003 and Word 2003 post-Service Pack 1 hotfix package: September 9, 2004
  • 885831 Description of the Word 2003 post-Service Pack 1 hotfix package: September 17, 2004
  • 885880 Description of the Word 2003 post-Service Pack 1 hotfix package: September 27, 2004
  • 886791 Description of the Word 2003 post-Service Pack 1 hotfix package: October 1, 2004
  • 887824 Description of the Word 2003 post-Service Pack 1 hotfix package: October 18, 2004
  • 888242 Description of the Word 2003 post-Service Pack 1 hotfix package: November 1, 2004
  • 889078 Description of the Word 2003 post-Service Pack 1 hotfix package: November 12, 2004
  • 890213 Description of the Word 2003 post-Service Pack 1 hotfix package: November 18, 2004
  • 890471 Description of the Word 2003 post-Service Pack 1 hotfix package: November 29, 2004
  • 890932 Description of the Word 2003 post-Service Pack 1 hotfix package: December 14, 2004
  • 891437 Description of the Word 2003 post-Service Pack 1 hotfix package: December 18, 2004
  • 892399 Description of the Word 2003 post-Service Pack 1 hotfix package: January 19, 2005
  • 892555 Description of the Microsoft Office Word 2003 post-Service Pack 1 hotfix package: January 22, 2005
  • 893219 Description of the Word 2003 post-Service Pack 1 hotfix package: January 31, 2005
  • 893604 Description of the Word 2003 post-Service Pack 1 hotfix package: February 7, 2005
  • 894262 Description of the Word 2003 post-Service Pack 1 hotfix package: February 14, 2005
  • 895247 Description of the Word 2003 post-Service Pack 1 hotfix package: March 7, 2005
  • 895481 Description of the Microsoft Office Word 2003 post-Service Pack 1 hotfix package: March 11, 2005
  • 896095 Description of the Microsoft Office Word 2003 post-Service Pack 1 hotfix package: March 19, 2005
  • 896271 Description of the Word 2003 post-Service Pack 1 hotfix package: March 28, 2005
  • 896610 Description of the Microsoft Office Word 2003 post-Service Pack 1 hotfix package: April 4, 2005

Error signature details

You may receive the following Office 2003 error message:
Microsoft product has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience. To see what data this error report contains, click here.
When you view the data in the error report, the report contains an error signature that is similar to one of the following error signatures. These error signatures are fixed by this update.
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Application nameApplication versionModule nameModule versionOffset
Winword.exe11.0.6359.0Winword.exe11.0.6359.0000448da
Winword.exe11.0.6359.0Winword.exe11.0.6359.0000448dd
Winword.exe11.0.6359.0Winword.exe11.0.6359.0000448df
Winword.exe11.0.6359.0Winword.exe11.0.6359.000044904
Winword.exe11.0.6359.0Winword.exe11.0.6359.000151a7f
Winword.exe11.0.6359.0Winword.exe11.0.6359.000151a87
Winword.exe11.0.6359.0Winword.exe11.0.6359.00032dc2f
Winword.exe11.0.6359.0Winword.exe11.0.6359.0006f961a
Winword.exe11.0.6359.0Winword.exe11.0.6359.0006f9639
Winword.exe11.0.6359.0Winword.exe11.0.6359.0006f96c3
Winword.exe11.0.6359.0Winword.exe11.0.6359.0009f04e5
Winword.exe11.0.6355.0Winword.exe11.0.6355.000162cf0
Winword.exe11.0.6352.0Winword.exe11.0.6352.000044852
Winword.exe11.0.6352.0Winword.exe11.0.6352.000044855
Winword.exe11.0.6352.0Winword.exe11.0.6352.00014f543
Winword.exe11.0.6352.0Winword.exe11.0.6352.000333b95
Winword.exe11.0.6352.0Winword.exe11.0.6352.0006f9739
Winword.exe11.0.6352.0Winword.exe11.0.6352.0009f030c
Winword.exe11.0.6308.0Winword.exe11.0.6308.00032b3a4
Winword.exe11.0.6305.0Winword.exe11.0.6305.00031f436
Winword.exe11.0.6255.0Winword.exe11.0.6255.0006f9cf9
Winword.exe11.0.6203.0Winword.exe11.0.6203.00033041d
Winword.exe11.0.6202.0Winword.exe11.0.6202.0003290b6
Winword.exe11.0.6113.0Winword.exe11.0.6113.000044689
Winword.exe11.0.6113.0Winword.exe11.0.6113.00004469d
Winword.exe11.0.6113.0Winword.exe11.0.6113.0000446a0
Winword.exe11.0.6113.0Winword.exe11.0.6113.0000446ac
Winword.exe11.0.6113.0Winword.exe11.0.6113.0001527a0
Winword.exe11.0.6113.0Winword.exe11.0.6113.000334811
Winword.exe11.0.6113.0Winword.exe11.0.6113.0006f7a21
Winword.exe11.0.6113.0Winword.exe11.0.6113.0006f7af9
Winword.exe11.0.6113.0Winword.exe11.0.6113.0009edf55
Winword.exe11.0.5604.0Winword.exe11.0.5604.0000443a4
Winword.exe11.0.5604.0Winword.exe11.0.5604.0000443a7
Winword.exe11.0.5604.0Winword.exe11.0.5604.0000443b3
Winword.exe11.0.5604.0Winword.exe11.0.5604.000151e64
Winword.exe11.0.5604.0Winword.exe11.0.5604.00023fd9f
Winword.exe11.0.5604.0Winword.exe11.0.5604.00032c2a1
Winword.exe11.0.5604.0Winword.exe11.0.5604.0006f9b1e
Winword.exe11.0.5604.0Winword.exe11.0.5604.0009ee18c
Winword.exe11.0.5507.0Winword.exe11.0.5507.0009eddac
Winword.exe11.0.5329.6Winword.exe11.0.5329.6000446a2
Winword.exe11.0.5329.6Winword.exe11.0.5329.6000446a5
Winword.exe11.0.5329.6Winword.exe11.0.5329.60015f2b0
Winword.exe11.0.5329.6Winword.exe11.0.5329.600333928

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Article ID: 887979 - Last Review: March 28, 2006 - Revision: 4.4
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Office Word 2003
Keywords: 
kbfix kbsecvulnerability kbsecurity kbsecbulletin kbupdate atdownload kboffice2003sp2fix KB887979

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