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MS10-056: Description of the security update for Word Viewer: August 10, 2010

Microsoft has released security bulletin MS10-056. 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

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More information

More information about this security update

Prerequisites to apply this security update

There are no prerequisites for installing this security update.

Restart information

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

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces the following security update:
973866 MS09-068: Description of the security update for Word Viewer 2003: November 10, 2009

Removal information

To remove this security update, use the Add or Remove Programs item or use the Programs and Features item in Control Panel.

Note When you remove this security update, you may be prompted to insert the disc that contains Microsoft Office 2003 in the CD drive. Additionally, you may not have the option to uninstall this security update from the Add or Remove Programs item or the Programs and Features item in Control Panel. There are several possible causes for this issue.

For more information about the removal, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
903771 Information about the ability to uninstall Office updates

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.
Microsoft Word Viewer
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Wdvprtid.xmlNot Applicable79,70811-Dec-200920:51
update security_patch security_update security bug flaw vulnerability malicious attacker exploit registry unauthenticated buffer overrun overflow specially-formed scope specially-crafted denial of service dos patch performance security stability update 2251437 32-bit office

Article ID: 2251437 - Last Review: 07/18/2012 18:57:00 - Revision: 3.0

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