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Microsoft has released security bulletin MS08-026. The security bulletin contains all the relevant information about the security update for Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac. To view the complete security bulletin, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
Update detailsThe Office 2004 for Mac 11.4.2 Update contains several changes that improve security and stability. These changes include fixes for vulnerabilities that an attacker can use to overwrite the contents of a computer's memory by using malicious code.
PrerequisitesBefore you install the Office 2004 for Mac 11.4.2 Update, make sure that the computer is running Mac OS X 10.2.8 (Jaguar) or a later version of the Mac OS X operating system.
To verify that the computer meets this prerequisite, click About This Mac on the Apple menu.
Additionally, the Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.4.1 Update must be installed on the computer before you install the Office 2004 for Mac 11.4.2 Update. To verify that the Office 2004 for Mac 11.4.1 Update is installed, follow these steps:
How to obtain the updateThe following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
Download the Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.4.2 Update package now.
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Release Date: May 13, 2008
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119591Microsoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.
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Article ID: 952332 - Last Review: October 6, 2011 - Revision: 2.0