MS10-079: Vulnerabilities in Word could allow remote code execution

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Introduction

Microsoft has released security bulletin MS10-079. To view the complete security bulletin, visit one of the following Microsoft websites:

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Known issues and additional information about this security update

The following articles contain additional information about this security update as it relates to individual product versions. The articles may contain known issue information. If this is the case, the known issue is listed below each article link.
  • 2328360 MS10-079: Description of the security update for Word 2002: October 12, 2010

    Known issue in security update 2328360
    After you install this security update, you may have to accept the Microsoft Software License Terms when you start a Microsoft Office XP program. If you do not accept the Microsoft Software License Terms, the Office XP program may not start.
  • 2344911 MS10-079: Description of the security update for Word 2003: October 12, 2010
  • 2344993 MS10-079: Description of the security update for Word 2007: October 12, 2010
  • 2345000 MS10-079: Description of the security update for Word 2010: October 12, 2010
  • 2345009 MS10-079: Description of the security update for Word Viewer: October 12, 2010
  • 2345015 MS10-079: Description of the security update for Word Web Application 2010: October 12, 2010

    Known issue in security update 2345015
    When you install this security update, and you do not use the /quiet flag, you may receive a blank dialog box. This issue may occur when you click to select the Click here to accept the Microsoft Software License Terms check box and then click Continue. To safely ignore the blank dialog box and continue with the installation, click OK.
  • 2346411 MS10-079: Description of the security update for Office Web Applications 2010: October 12, 2010
  • 2345043 MS10-079: Description of the security update for the 2007 Office system and the Compatibility Pack for Microsoft Office 2007 File Formats: October 12, 2010
  • 2422343 MS10-079 and MS10-080: Description of the Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.6.1 Update
  • 2422352 MS10-079 and MS10-080: Description of the Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac 12.2.7 Update
  • 2422398 MS10-079 and MS10-080: Description of the Open XML File Format Converter for Mac 1.1.7

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Article ID: 2293194 - Last Review: May 11, 2012 - Revision: 2.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Word 2010
  • Microsoft Office Word 2007
  • Microsoft Office Word 2003
  • Microsoft Word 2002
  • Microsoft Excel Web App
  • Microsoft Internet Information Services Media Services 3.0
  • Microsoft PowerPoint Web App
  • Microsoft Word Web App
  • Word Viewer
  • Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 File Formats
  • Microsoft Office Basic 2007
  • Microsoft Office Enterprise 2007
  • Microsoft Office Home and Student 2007
  • Microsoft Office Professional 2007
  • Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2007
  • Microsoft Office Small Business 2007
  • Microsoft Office Standard 2007
  • Microsoft Office Ultimate 2007
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