Description of the Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.5.2 Update

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INTRODUCTION

Microsoft has released security bulletin MS08-057. This security bulletin contains all the relevant information about the security updates for Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac. To view the complete security bulletin, visit the following Microsoft Web site:

Update details

This update improves the reliability of Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.5.2. Additionally, this update includes fixes for vulnerabilities that an attacker can use to overwrite the contents of your computer's memory with malicious code.

Improvements that are included in the update

The Office 2004 for Mac 11.5.2 Update includes the following improvements.

Improvements for Microsoft Excel 2004 for Mac

  • Reliability is improved for the SUMIF () function.

    This update fixes an issue that causes the SUMIF () function to return inaccurate results.
  • Reliability is improved when you save backups.

    This update fixes an issue that causes data loss when you save an .xls file to a network volume after you enable the Always create backup option.

Previously released improvements that are included in this update

883951 Description of the Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac Service Pack 1 (11.1.0)
915054 Description of the Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.1.1 Update
915055 Description of the Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac Service Pack 2 (11.2.0)
915056 Description of the Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.2.1 Update
915057 Description of the Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.2.3 Update
918963 Description of the Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.2.4 Update
921213 Description of the Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.2.5 Update
923151 Description of the Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.2.6 Update
924999 Description of the Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.3.0 Update
927738 Description of the Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.3.2 Update
930402 Description of the Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.3.3 Update
932185 Description of the Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.3.4 Update
936749 Description of the Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.3.5 Update
939699 Description of the Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.3.6 Update
940763 Description of the Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.3.7 Update
941809 Description of the Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.3.8 Update
948056 Description of the Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.4.0 Update
949357 Description of the Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.4.1 Update
952332 Description of the Office 2004 for Mac 11.4.2 Update
953824 Description of the Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.5.0 Update
956343 Description of the Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.5.1 Update

Prerequisites

Before you install the Office 2004 for Mac 11.5.2 Update, make sure that the computer is running Macintosh OS X 10.2.8 (Jaguar) or a later version of the Macintosh OS X operating system.

To verify that the computer meets this prerequisite, click About This Mac on the Apple menu.

Additionally, you must install the Office 2004 11.5.1 Update on the computer before you install the Office 2004 for Mac 11.5.2 Update. To verify that the Office 2004 11.5.1 Update is installed, follow these steps:
  1. On the Go menu, click Applications.
  2. Open the Microsoft Office 2004 folder, and then open the Office folder.
  3. Click the Microsoft Component Plugin file.
  4. On the File menu, click Get Info.
  5. Click General. The version information is displayed.

How to obtain the update

The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

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Download the Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.5.2 Update package now.

Release Date: October 14, 2008

For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
Microsoft 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.

Notes
  • The Office 2004 for Mac 11.5.2 Update is also available from Microsoft AutoUpdate. AutoUpdate is a program that automatically keeps Microsoft software up to date. To use AutoUpdate, start a Microsoft Office program. Then, on the Help menu, click Check for Updates.

    For more information about resources for Office 2004 for Mac, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
    http://www.microsoft.com/mac

Updated files

This update adds or changes the Office application files that are listed in the following table.
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Application FileVersion
Microsoft Excel11.5.2
Microsoft Component Plugin11.5.2
Microsoft Office11.5.2
Microsoft Graph11.5.2
After you install the update, you can examine the version numbers of these files to verify that they were installed or updated. To see the version number of a file on your Mac computer, select the file in the Finder, and then click Get Info on the File menu. Additionally, to locate the full installation path for each updated file, review the updater log file in the "Microsoft Office 2004/Updater Logs" folder on your computer.
Note This is a "FAST PUBLISH" article created directly from within the Microsoft support organization. The information contained herein is provided as-is in response to emerging issues. As a result of the speed in making it available, the materials may include typographical errors and may be revised at any time without notice. See Terms of Use for other considerations.

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Article ID: 958312 - Last Review: June 29, 2010 - Revision: 1.4
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac Student and Teacher Edition
  • Microsoft Entourage 2008 for Mac
  • Microsoft Excel 2004 for Mac
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2004 for Mac
  • Microsoft Word 2004 for Mac
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