MS10-056: Description of the security update for the 2007 Office system and for the Compatibility Pack for the 2007 Office system: August 10, 2010
Microsoft has released security bulletin MS10-056. To view the complete security bulletin, visit one of the following Microsoft websites:
- Home users:Skip the details: Download the updates for your home computer or laptop from the Microsoft Update website now:
- IT professionals:
How to obtain help and support for this security updateHelp installing updates: Support for Microsoft Update
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Known issuesAfter you install this update on a computer that is running Microsoft Office 2003 and the Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 File Formats, you may receive an error message that resembles the following when you try to when open a file that was saved by using Information Rights Management (IRM):
Unable to open file. Password is incorrect
To resolve this problem, install hotfix 983309. For more information, visit the following Microsoft Web page:
983309 Description of the Office Excel 2007 hotfix package (Mso-x-none.msp): June 29, 2010
Prerequisites to apply this security updateThere are no prerequisites for installing this security update.
Restart informationYou may have to restart the computer after you apply this security update.
Security update replacement informationThis security update replaces the following security update:
969613 MS09-027: Description of the security update for the 2007 Office system and for the Compatibility Pack for the 2007 Office system: June 9, 2009
Removal informationTo 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 2007 Microsoft Office 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 informationThe 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.
The 2007 Microsoft Office system and the Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack
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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 2007 2277947 32-bit office
Article ID: 2277947 - Last Review: 07/18/2012 13:19:00 - Revision: 4.0
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