MS13-042: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Publisher could allow remote code execution: May 14, 2013

Introduction

Resolves a security vulnerability that exists in Microsoft Publisher that could allow arbitrary code to run when a specially crafted Publisher file is opened.

Summary

Microsoft has released security bulletin MS13-042. To view the complete security bulletin, go to 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.
  • 2553147  MS13-042: Description of the security update for Publisher 2010 Service Pack 1: May 14, 2013

    The following are the known issues in security update 2553147 . For more information about these known issues, see security update 2553147 .
    • Microsoft Update or Windows Update may offer this update even though you do not have Microsoft Office Publisher 2010 installed.

  • 2597971  MS13-042: Description of the security update for Publisher 2007 Service Pack 3: May 14, 2013

    The following are the known issues in security update 2597971 . For more information about these known issues, see security update 2597971 .
    • Microsoft Update or Windows Update may offer this update even though you do not have Microsoft Office Publisher 2007 installed.

  • 2810047  MS13-042: Description of the security update for Publisher 2003 Service Pack 3: May 14, 2013

    The following are the known issues in security update 2810047 . For more information about these known issues, see security update 2810047 .
    • Microsoft Update or Windows Update may offer this update even though you do not have Microsoft Office Publisher 2003 installed.
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Article ID: 2830397 - Last Review: May 14, 2013 - Revision: 1

Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 1, Microsoft Publisher 2010, 2007 Microsoft Office Suite Service Pack 3, Microsoft Office Publisher 2007, Microsoft Office 2003 Service Pack 3, Microsoft Office Publisher 2003

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