MS08-072: Description of the security update for Word 2002: December 9, 2008

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INTRODUCTION

Microsoft has released security bulletin MS08-072. To view the complete security bulletin, visit one of the following Microsoft Web sites:

How to obtain help and support for this security update

Help installing updates: Support for Microsoft Update

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More information about this security update

Known issue with this security update

After you apply 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.

Prerequisites to install this security update

This security update is a post Microsoft Office XP Service Pack 3 security update. To install the security update, you must have Microsoft Office XP Service Pack 3 installed.

For more information about how to obtain this service pack, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
307841 How to obtain the latest Office XP service pack

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces the following security update:
954463 MS08-042: Description of the security update for Microsoft Word 2002: August 12, 2008

FILE INFORMATION

The 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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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Winword.exe10.0.6850.010,742,60828-Oct-200822:40

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Article ID: 956329 - Last Review: May 9, 2012 - Revision: 3.0
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