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MS10-063: Description of the security update for the 2007 Office suites: September 14, 2010

Microsoft has released security bulletin MS10-063. 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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Local support according to your country: International Support


Prerequisites to apply this security update

To install this security update, you must have the 2007 Office system Service Pack 2 installed on the computer. For more information about how to obtain the service pack, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
949585 How to obtain the latest service pack for the 2007 Office suite

Restart information

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this security update.

Security update replacement information

This security update does not replace a previously released security update.

Removal information

To remove this security update, use the Add or Remove Programs item or use the Programs and Features  item in Control Panel.

Note When you remove this update, you may be prompted to insert the 2007 Microsoft Office suites CD in the CD drive. Additionally, you may not have the option to uninstall this security update from the Add or Remove Programs item or the Programs and Features item in Control Panel. There are several possible causes of this issue. 

For more information about the removal, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
903771 Information about the ability to uninstall Office updates
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.

For 2007 Microsoft Office Suite

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
update security_patch security_update security bug flaw vulnerability malicious attacker exploit registry unauthenticated buffer overrun overflow specially-formed scope specially-crafted denial of service DoS TSE WinNT Win2000

Article ID: 2288621 - Last Review: 05/11/2012 23:13:00 - Revision: 2.0

2007 Microsoft Office Suite Service Pack 2, Microsoft Office Basic 2007, Microsoft Office Standard 2007, Microsoft Office Professional 2007, Microsoft Office Small Business 2007, Microsoft Office Enterprise 2007, Microsoft Office Enterprise 2007 Home Use Program

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