After you install this security update, you may have to accept the Microsoft Software License Terms when you start a Microsoft Office XP program. If you do not accept the Microsoft Software License Terms, the Office XP program may not start.
After you install this security update, you may not be able to view or insert certain image files into Microsoft Office documents. For more information about this issue, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2479871 Security settings for graphic filters for Microsoft Office 2010, the 2007 Microsoft Office system, Microsoft Office 2003, and Microsoft Office XP
Prerequisites to apply this security update
To apply this security update, you must have Microsoft Office XP Service Pack 3 installed on the computer.
For more information about how to obtain the service pack, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
870924 How to obtain the latest Office XP service pack
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:
921596 MS08-044: Description of the security update for the Office XP graphic filters: August 12, 2008
To remove this security update, use the Add or Remove Programs item or 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 XP. 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 of 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
The English version of this security update has the file attributes that are listed in the following table (or later file attributes). The dates and the 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.
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 XP 2289162 office