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This update resolves a security vulnerability in Microsoft Outlook that could allow information disclosure when a specially crafted email message is opened or previewed.
Microsoft has released security bulletin MS13-094. To view the complete security bulletin, go to one of the following Microsoft websites:
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Download informationThis update is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 Service Pack 3
Known issues with this security updateAfter this update is applied, you may experience issues with S/MIME certificate verification in Microsoft Outlook. This issue is caused because the update disables remote intermediate certificate fetching in Outlook.
If you experience these issues or if you are working in an enterprise installation that requires the retrieval of remote certificates referenced in an authority information access extension, a registry key can be set to enable remote intermediate certificate fetching in Microsoft Outlook.
Warning Setting the registry key to enable remote intermediate certificate fetching will remove the protections provided by this update.
Important Follow the steps in this section carefully. Serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Before you modify it, back up the registry for restoration
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/322756/ )in case problems occur.
To enable remote intermediate certificate fetching in Outlook after this update is applied, set the following registry key value:
DWORD name: EnableAIACertExtension
Value data: 1
Prerequisites to apply this security updateTo apply this security update, you must have Service Pack 3
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/949585/ )for the 2007 Microsoft Office suite installed on the computer.
Restart informationYou may have to restart the computer after you install this security update.
In some cases, this update does not require a restart. If the required files are being used, this update will require a restart. If this behavior occurs, a message is displayed that advises you to restart the computer.
To help reduce the possibility that a restart will be required, stop all affected services and close all applications that may use the affected files before you install this security update.
See Why you may be prompted to restart your computer
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/887012/ )after you install a security update on a Windows-based computer for more information.
Removal informationNote We do not recommend that you remove any security update.
To remove this security update, use the Add or Remove Programs item or use the Programs and Features item in Control Panel.
Note When you remove this security update, you may be prompted to insert the disc that contains Microsoft Office. Additionally, you may not have the option to uninstall this security update from the Add or Remove Programs item or the Programs and Features item in Control Panel. There are several possible causes for this issue.
See Information about the ability to uninstall Office updates
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/903771/ )for more information.
Security update replacement informationThis security update replaces security update 2825999
The English 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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