MS13-051: Vulnerability in Office could allow remote code execution: June 11, 2013


Resolves a vulnerability in Microsoft Office that could allow remote code execution if you open a specially crafted Office document. Or, remote code execution could occur if you preview or open a specially crafted email message in Microsoft Outlook while you are using Microsoft Word as the email editor.


Microsoft has released security bulletin MS13-051. To view the complete security bulletin, go to 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.
  • 2817421  MS13-051: Description of the security update for Office 2003 Service Pack 3: June 11, 2013

    The following is the known issue in security update 2817421 . For more information about this known issue, see security update 2817421 .
    • Microsoft Update or Windows Update may offer this update even though you do not have a Microsoft Office 2003 application installed.

  • 2848689  Description of the Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 14.3.5 Update
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