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MS12-046: Description of the security update for Microsoft Office 2003: July 10, 2012
Article ID: 2687626 - View products that this article applies to.
Microsoft has released security bulletin MS12-046. To view the complete security bulletin, go to one of the following Microsoft websites:
Microsoft Security Advisory (2749655)
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Frequently Asked QuestionsQ: If I already installed KB 2598361, do I have to reinstall this update?
A: No. If you installed the original update, you will not be affected by the signing issue that is mentioned in Microsoft Security Advisory (2749655)
Q: Are there any issues with installing this update on top of KB 2598361?
A: You will receive a message that states that the package has already been installed. This is because this update contains no changes to the binary that is mentioned in Security Bulletin MS12-046.
Q: If you installed this update through Microsoft Update, do I have to install anything else?
A: No. The update from Microsoft Update did not have the signing issue and was not affected by the issue that is mentioned in Microsoft Security Advisory (2749655)
Prerequisites to apply this security updateTo install this security update, you must have Microsoft Office 2003 Service Pack 3 (SP3) installed on the computer.
For more information about how to obtain the service pack, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/307841/ )How to obtain the latest service pack for Office 2003
Restart informationYou may have to restart the computer after you install this security update.
Security update replacement informationThis security update replaces the following security update:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/974945/ )MS10-031: Description of the security update for Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications runtime: May 11, 2010
Removal informationAfter you install this security update, you cannot remove the update.
File informationThe English (United States) version of this security update has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
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Article ID: 2687626 - Last Review: November 14, 2012 - Revision: 3.1