MS06-012: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office could allow remote code execution

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Microsoft has released security bulletin MS06-012. The security bulletin contains all the relevant information about the security update. This includes file manifest information and deployment options. To view the complete security bulletin, visit the following Microsoft Web site:

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Service pack information

The problem that is addressed by this security update is now corrected in Microsoft Office 2003 Service Pack 3 (SP3). For more information about how to obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Office 2003, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
870924How to obtain the latest service pack for Office 2003

Issues that the security update fixes

Besides the issues that are described in the security bulletin, this security update addresses the issues that are described in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base articles:
  • 905649 Description of the security update for Outlook 2002: March 14, 2006
  • 905646 Description of the security update for Outlook 2000: March 14, 2006
  • 905754 Description of the security update for Word 2002: March 14, 2006
  • 905553 Description of the security update for Word 2000: March 14, 2006
  • 905756 Description of the security update for Excel 2003: March 14, 2006
  • 905755 Description of the security update for Excel 2002: March 14, 2006
  • 905757 Description of the security update for Excel 2000: March 14, 2006
  • 914451 Description of the security update for Excel 2003 Viewer: March 14, 2006
  • 905758 Description of the security update for PowerPoint 2002: March 14, 2006
  • 905555 Description of the security update for PowerPoint 2000: March 14, 2006

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Article ID: 905413 - Last Review: September 30, 2011 - Revision: 3.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Office XP Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Office XP Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Office XP Developer Edition
  • Microsoft Office 2000 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Office 2000 Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Office 2000 Premium Edition
  • Microsoft Office 2000 Small Business Edition
  • Microsoft Office 2000 Developer Edition
  • Microsoft Office Excel Viewer 2003
  • Microsoft Excel 2002 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Excel 2000 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Word 2002
  • Microsoft Word 2000
  • Microsoft Outlook 2002 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Outlook 2000 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2002 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2000 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Works Suite 2006
  • Microsoft Works Suite 2005
  • Microsoft Works Suite 2004
  • Microsoft Works Suite 2003
  • Microsoft Works Suite 2002
  • Microsoft Works Suite 2001
  • Microsoft Works Suite 2000
  • Microsoft Excel X for Mac
  • Microsoft Excel 2004 for Mac
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