MS11-073: Vulnerability in Microsoft Office could allow remote code execution: September 13, 2011

Introduction

Microsoft has released security bulletin MS11-073. To view the complete security bulletin, visit one of the following Microsoft websites:

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More information about this security update

Known issues and additional information about this security update

The following articles contain additional information about this security update as it relates to individual product versions. The articles may contain known issue information. If this is the case, the known issue is listed below each article link.
  • 2584066 MS11-073: Description of the security update for Office 2010: September 13, 2011

    The following is a known issue in security update 2584066. For more information about this known issue, see security update 2584066.
    • If you install this update and open a form with a digital signature, InfoPath may crash.
  • 2584063 MS11-073: Description of the security update for 2007 Office system: September 13, 2011

    The following is a known issue in security update 2584063. For more information about this known issue, see security update 2584063.
    • Microsoft Update or Windows Update may offer this update even though you do not have the 2007 Microsoft Office system installed.
  • 2584052 MS11-073: Description of the security update for Office 2003: September 13, 2011

    The following is a known issue in security update 2584052. For more information about this known issue, see security update 2584052.
    • Microsoft Update or Windows Update may offer this update even though you do not have Microsoft Office 2003 installed.
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