MS13-084: Description of the security update for Excel Services in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007: October 8, 2013


Microsoft has released security bulletin MS13-084. To view the complete security bulletin, visit one of the following Microsoft websites:

How to obtain help and support for this security update

Help installing updates: Support for Microsoft Update

Security solutions for IT professionals:
TechNet Security Troubleshooting and Support

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Virus Solution and Security Center

Local support according to your country:
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More information about this security update

Note After you install this security update on all SharePoint servers and SharePoint services, you have to run the PSconfig tool to complete the installation.

Prerequisites to apply this security update

To install this security update, you must have 2007 Microsoft Office servers Service Pack 3 (SP3) 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:
2526299 Description of the 2007 Office Servers SP3 and of the 2007 Office Servers Language Pack SP3

Restart information

You may have to restart the computer after you install this security update.

In some cases, this update does not require a restart. If the required files are being used, this update will require a restart. If this behavior occurs, a message is displayed that advises you to restart the computer.

To help reduce the possibility that a restart will be required, stop all affected services and close all applications that may use the affected files before you install this security update.

See Why you may be prompted to restart your computer after you install a security update on a Windows-based computer  for more information.

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces the following security update:
2760589  MS13-067: Description of the security update for Excel Services in SharePoint Server 2007: September 10, 2013

Removal information

This security update cannot be removed.

File information

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 all supported x86-based versions of Excel Services in SharePoint Server 2007
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
For all supported x64-based versions of Excel Services in SharePoint Server 2007 
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Article ID: 2827327 - Last Review: Oct 8, 2013 - Revision: 1