Description of the security update for Outlook 2002: January 10, 2006

Microsoft has released security bulletin MS06-003. The security bulletin contains all the relevant information about the security update. This information includes file manifest information and deployment options. To view the complete security bulletin, visit the following Microsoft Web sites:

Security Update for Office XP Multilingual User Interface Pack (KB892841)

A security vulnerability exists in Microsoft Outlook 2002 that could allow arbitrary code to run when you open a maliciously modified e-mail message. This update resolves that vulnerability when Outlook 2002 is used with a Multilingual User Interface Pack. To download the Security Update for Office XP Multilingual User Interface Pack (KB892841), visit the following Microsoft Web site:

List of issues that the security update fixes

Besides the issues that are described in the security bulletin, the security update addresses the issues that are described in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base articles:
883924 Description of the Outlook 2002 post-Service Pack 3 hotfix package: August 26, 2004

BUG #: 352195 (Office10)
870771 Description of the Outlook 2002 post-Service Pack 3 hotfix package: July 13, 2004

BUG #: 352248 (Office10)
832895 Outlook 2002 post-Service Pack 3 hotfix package: May 13, 2004

BUG #: 352241 (Office10)BUG #: 352322 (Office10)
867821 Description of the Outlook 2002 post-Service Pack 3 hotfix package: June 24, 2004

BUG #: 352400 (Office10)
873338 Description of the Outlook 2002 post-Service Pack 3 hotfix package: July 16, 2004

BUG #: 352439 (Office10)
890341 Description of the Outlook 2002 post-Service Pack 3 hotfix package: November 30, 2004

BUG #: 352596 (Office10)
893358 Description of the Outlook 2002 post-Service Pack 3 hotfix package: February 3, 2005

BUG #: 352780 (Office10)
889312 Description of the Outlook 2002 post-Service Pack 3 hotfix package: November 12, 2004

BUG #: 352638 (Office10)
893051 Description of the Outlook 2002 post-Service Pack 3 hotfix package: February 2, 2005

BUG #: 352780 (Office10)
902431 Description of the Outlook 2002 post-Service Pack 3 hotfix package: July 6, 2005

BUG #: 352936 (Office10)

Known issues

Known issues during installation of the security update

  • Install Office XP Service Pack 3 before you install this security update
    We recommend that you install Microsoft Office XP Service Pack 3 (SP3) before you install this security update.
  • You may not have the option to remove the update from the Add or Remove Programs tool in Control Panel
    You may not have the option to remove the update from the Add or Remove Programs tool in Control Panel. There are several possible causes for this issue.
    For more information about the possible causes for this issue, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

    903771 Information about the ability to uninstall Office updates

Removal information

To remove this update, use the Add or Remove Programs tool in Control Panel.

Note When you remove this update, you may be prompted to insert the Microsoft Office XP CD in the CD drive.
For more information about how to remove Office updates, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

903771 Information about the ability to uninstall Office updates

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