Description of the Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.5.5 Update

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INTRODUCTION

Microsoft has released security bulletins MS09-017, MS09-021, and MS09-027. This security bulletin contains all the relevant information about the security updates for Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac. To view the complete security bulletin, visit the following Microsoft Web sites:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS09-017.mspx

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS09-021.mspx

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS09-027.mspx

Update details

The Office 2004 for Mac 11.5.5 Update contains changes that improve security. Additionally, this update includes fixes for vulnerabilities that an attacker can use to overwrite the contents of a computer's memory by using malicious code.

Improvements that are included in the update

The Office 2004 for Mac 11.5.5 Update includes the following improvements.

Improvements for all Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac applications

  • Security is improved.
    This update fixes vulnerabilities in Office 2004 that an attacker can use to overwrite the contents of your computer's memory with malicious code. For more information, see security bulletins MS09-017, MS09-021, and MS09-027.

Previously released improvements included in this update

This update includes all of the improvements that were released in all previous Office 2004 updates. For more information about the improvements in a previous update, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
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 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 Information about the Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.2.6 Security 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 Microsoft 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
958312 Description of the Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.5.2 Update
960402 Description of the Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.5.3 Update
968695 Description of the Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.5.4 Update

Prerequisites

Before you install the Office 2004 for Mac 11.5.5 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.

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 11.5.5 Update package now.

Release Date: June 9, 2009

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.

Note The Office 2004 for Mac 11.5.5 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 shown in the following list. After you install the update, you can compare the version numbers of these files to verify that they were installed or updated. To see the version number of a file, select it in the Finder, and then on the File menu, click Get Info. Additionally, you can find the full installation path for each updated file by reviewing the updater log file in the Microsoft Office 2004/Updater Logs folder on your computer.
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FileVersion
Advzip.dic124.00.00.01
AutoContent Wizard11.2.0
Brochure Wizard11.2.0
Camera & Scanner Plug-in11.2.0
Catalog Wizard11.2.0
Conditional Sum Wizard11.2.0
Database Utility11.3.3
Discovering Microsoft Office11.2.0
Entourage.html11.2.0
Entourage Help11.2.3
Entourage Help Index11.2.3
Entourage Read Me.html11.2.3
Excel 11 Type Library11.2.0
Excel Read Me.html11.2.0
FileFormatsInExcel.htmlNo version
FileFormatsInPowerPoint.htmlNo version
FileFormatsInWord.htmlNo version
FontCacheTool1.0.0 (040511)
Genko Wizard (Japanese version)11.2.0
German Dictionary (post-reform)11.0.1
German Dictionary (pre-reform)11.0.1
German Hyph Dict (post-reform)11.0.1
German Hyph Dict (pre-reform)11.0.1
German Hyphenation11.3.0
German Spelling11.0.1
Greeting Wizard (Japanese version)11.2.0
Hagaki Wizard (Japanese version)11.2.0
Handheld Sync Installer1.5
Holidays11.2.0
Holidays (Japanese version)11.2.3
Icon DataNo version
Installation Read Me.html11.2.0
Italian Grammar11.0.2
Junk E-Mail Protection11.3.4
Menu Wizard11.2.0
Microsoft Cert Manager1.0.1
Microsoft Clip Gallery11.2.0
Microsoft Component Plugin11.5.5
Microsoft Database Daemon11.3.5
Microsoft Entourage11.4.0
Microsoft Entourage.mdimporter11.2.3
Microsoft Error Reporting1.0.2
Microsoft Excel11.5.5
Microsoft Excel 2.x-1111.5.0
Microsoft Framework11.4.0
Microsoft Graph11.5.5
Microsoft Messaging Library.bundle1.0.0
Microsoft Messaging Services11.2.0
Microsoft Office11.5.2
Microsoft Office Notifications11.2.3
Microsoft OLE11.3.5
Microsoft OLE Automation11.4.0
Microsoft PowerPoint11.5.5
Microsoft Sync Services11.2.3
Microsoft Synchronization11.3.3
Microsoft Word11.5.5
MicrosoftCertUI.bundle1.0.1
Newsletter Wizard11.2.0
Office 11 Type Library11.2.0
PowerPoint 11 Type Library11.2.0
PowerPoint Read Me.html11.2.0
Project Gallery Launcher11.2.0
PSS Help11.2.0
Remove Office11.2.0
SAU.tar.gzNo version
SaveAsMovie Wizard11.2.0
SetupAssistant.bundle11.2.3
ShMem.bundle11.2.4
Spanish Dictionary11.0.0
Spanish Hyphen Dictionary11.0.0
Spanish Hyphenation11.0.2
Spanish Spelling311.0.2
Swedish Grammar11.0.1
Swedish Grammar Dictionary11.0.1
Timezones11.5.3
Timezones (Japanese version)11.5.3
timezones.xml11.5.3
Visual Basic for Applications11.5.0
Word 11 Type Library11.2.0
Word Open XML11.5.5
Word Read Me.html11.2.0
WordPDE.plugin11.3.9

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Article ID: 969661 - Last Review: July 7, 2009 - Revision: 4.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac Student and Teacher Edition
  • Microsoft Entourage 2004 for Mac
  • Microsoft Excel 2004 for Mac
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2004 for Mac
  • Microsoft Word 2004 for Mac
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