MS12-079: Vulnerability in Microsoft Word could allow remote code execution: December 11, 2012

INTRODUCTION

Microsoft has released security bulletin MS12-079. To view the complete security bulletin, visit one of the following Microsoft websites:

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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.


  • 2687412  MS12-079: Description of the security update for Microsoft Office Web Apps 2010 Service Pack 1: December 11, 2012






    Known issues in security update 2687412:
    • After you install this security update on all SharePoint servers, you have to run the PSConfig tool to complete the installation. For more information about how to use the PSConfig tool, go to the following Microsoft webpage:
  • 2760405 MS12-079: Description of the security update for Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 Service Pack 1 WAS: December 11, 2012



    Known issues in security update 2760405:
    • After you install this security update on all SharePoint servers, you have to run the PSConfig tool to complete the installation. For more information about how to use the PSConfig tool, go to the following Microsoft webpage:
  • 2760410 MS12-079: Description of the security update for Word 2010 Service Pack 1: December 11, 2012
  • 2760416  MS12-079: Description of the security update for 2007 Office system and the Compatibility Pack for Microsoft Office 2007 file formats: December 11, 2012  
  • 2760421 MS12-079: Description of the security update for Word 2007 Service Pack 2 and Service Pack 3: December 11, 2012
  • 2760497 MS12-079: Description of the security update for Word 2003 Service Pack 3: December 11, 2012
  • 2760498 MS12-079: Description of the security update for Word Viewer: December 11, 2012
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